Title IX 50 周年——在体育运动中与跨性别运动员的斗争, 少女付出最大的代价

这不是少女应该解决的问题, 特别是因为他们不是创造它的人. 年轻女性有自己的本能是非意识. They may not grasp all the political and psychological intricacies of the transgender politics, 但 “公平?” 公平的, they understand.

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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. 没有, 代替, they’re hiding behind the athletes out on the track and in the pools. And it’s working.

切尔西米切尔, 年龄 14 (9th grade), at the Class S Connecticut State Championship on June 1, 2017.

切尔西米切尔, 年龄 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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