On Monday, it was reported that a Christian high school girls’ basketball team in Vermont forfeited a game in the fourth round of a state championship tournament when it was discovered that a biological male who identifies as a transgender female was on the opposing team’s roster. Experts are applauding the school’s decision, pointing to the physical dangers that male athletes pose to female athletes as well as the infringement on fair play that is created by allowing males to compete against females.
“We withdrew from the tournament because we believe playing against an opponent with a biological male jeopardizes the fairness of the game and the safety of our players,” said Vicky Fogg, who serves as Head of School at Mid Vermont Christian School (MVCS) in White River Junction. “Allowing biological males to participate in women’s sports sets a bad precedent for the future of women’s sports in general.”
A number of incidents involving the physical injury of female athletes at the hands of male athletes who identify as transgender women....
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