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Senate committee hears Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines, Sports

  A bill to require Delaware student-athletes to compete on athletic teams or in sports associated with their biological sex was the subject of a raucous Senate committee hearing Wednesday.  Senate Bill 227 specifically aims to prohibit transgender girls — or girls who were born as boys — from playing on girls’ sports teams.  Under the bill, cisgender female athletes, …

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Lawyer who championed Title IX sees backlash for position on trans women in sports

Charles Megginson Education, Government, Headlines, Sports

Tom Neuberger Wilmington attorney Tom Neuberger has been an advocate for women in sports since the 1970s when he helped ensure equal athletic opportunities for girls in Delaware under Title IX. He thought he had won that battle, but nearly 50 years later, Neuberger fears women’s sports are being threatened once again. But since he’s begun to speak up about …