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Let's Talk About is the official blog of Planned Parenthood of Illinois.

Transgender athletes deserve to be respected and included

This year, as more and more states across the country are voting on bans against transgender athletes, it’s more important than ever to take a stand. These bans specifically target transgender girls and women, and are quickly becoming an excuse for people to push transphobic rhetoric. Queer athletes deserve to compete without being subject to homophobia and/or transphobia. And schools have a responsibility to ensure that queer youth have the same access to sports as their peers.

 

March 31, 2022