90 Miles From Tyranny : High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

A female high school athlete who didn’t qualify for a track event because two boys who identify as girls ran faster filed a complaint Monday with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

“No one in the state of Connecticut is happy about this, but no one has enough courage to speak up,” Selina Soule said during an interview with Tucker Carlson that aired Monday night on his Fox News Channel show.

Selina competes in track at Bloomfield High School in Bloomfield, Connecticut. She wasn’t able to qualify for the 55-meter event in the New England regionals because two spots were taken by biological boys, as The Daily Signal’s Kelsey Bolar documented in a recent video report on the 16-year-old’s situation.

She is far from the only female athlete disadvantaged by policies that allow transgender girls to compete with biological girls, Selina told Carlson on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
“I haven’t been the only one affected by this,” she said. “There have been countless other female athletes in the state of Connecticut, as well as my entire indoor track team. We missed out on winning the state open championship because of the team that the transgender athlete was on.”

Christiana Holcomb, legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian legal aid group, joined Selina for the interview. Holcomb said the organization filed the complaint to bring justice to Selina’s situation.

“Alliance Defending Freedom, on behalf of Selina and a couple of other brave female athletes, has filed or is in the process of filing a Title IX complaint asking the Department of Education to step in, to investigate, and to restore a level playing field for Selina,” Holcomb said.

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights enforces Title IX, the federal law that “protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance,” according to...

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  1. Justice for womens' sports would be to require them to draw enough income to pay their own way to start. Get rid of womens' sports. That will end a lot of problems.

  2. The real girls should simply refuse to run against these cheating pervert freaks. Line up for the race and when it starts, WALK to just short of the finish line, stop, flip the officials the bird and walk off the field. Do that a few times and this nonsense will cease.

  3. This is the logical conclusion to the woke feminists claiming that there are no inherent differences between the sexes (genders?). Anyone could have seen this coming with just a little reflection. I am only surprised that it happened so quickly. Get woke, go broke.


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