Title IX 50주년 - 스포츠에서 트랜스젠더 운동선수를 둘러싼 전투에서, 십대 소녀들은 가장 큰 대가를 치른다

이것은 십대 소녀들이 해결해야 할 문제가 아닙니다, 특히 그들이 그것을 만든 사람이 아니기 때문에. 젊은 여성에게는 옳고 그름에 대한 본능적인 감각이 있습니다.. They may not grasp all the political and psychological intricacies of the transgender politics, 그러나 “fair?” Fair, they understand.

FINA APPROVES ‘GENDER INCLUSION POLICYFOR TRANSGENDER SWIMMERS

The adults created this increasingly convoluted mess, but they have no intention of taking responsibility for it, even as we approach the 50th anniversary of Title IX—a law designed to protect fair competition for women—on June 23. 아니, 대신, they’re hiding behind the athletes out on the track and in the pools. And it’s working.

Chelsea Mitchell, 나이 14 (9th grade), at the Class S Connecticut State Championship on June 1, 2017.

Chelsea Mitchell, 나이 14 (9th grade), at the Class S Connecticut State Championship on June 1, 2017. (Christy Mitchell)

People who are angry at efforts to keep men out of women’s sports aren’t venting their fury at the coaches or schools or government officials. They’re venting it at the athletes—at people like my daughter.

When two male athletes began running against her in high school meets a few years ago, I waded into the bureaucratic red tape with everything I had. I wrote letters to the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference.

Christy and Chelsea Mitchell, taken at CAA (Colonial Athletic Association) Championships, Harrisonburg, VA on May 1, 2021 (freshman year in college). Chelsea earned All-Conference for her second place finish in the long jump and set two school records (4x100m relay and long jump).

Christy and Chelsea Mitchell, taken at CAA (Colonial Athletic Association) Championships, Harrisonburg, VA on May 1, 2021 (freshman year in college). Chelsea earned All-Conference for her second place finish in the long jump and set two school records (4x100m relay and long jump).

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