The Fact Checker Team checks two claims from the Iowa Democratic Party as the gubernatorial race between Gov. Kim Reynolds and Deidre DeJear heats up.
Articles Tagged: transgender sports
A new transgender athlete ban signed into law March 3 prohibits biological boys from competing on girls teams. Gavy Smith, a Decorah High School freshman born as Gavin, now is limited to being the manager of the girls golf team rather than a player.
Ten Iowa middle- and high-school girls — two of them transgender — spoke Thursday at a legislative hearing on legislation that would ban transgender girls from competing in girls athletics in Iowa. Also, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed her first bill of the session: a $3.6 billion K-12 public education package.
Health & Wellness May. 14, 2021 8:30 am
When we make it harder for trans girls to be themselves and have close relationships — like ones they could build on sports teams — we put their lives at risk.