3 Connecticut high schoolers sue to prevent participation of transgender athletes

By Natacha Larnaud

The families of three high school girls who run track and field in Connecticut are suing in an attempt to bar transgender students from competing in girls’ sports.

The three student-athletes — Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith and Selina Soule — filed the suit in federal court Wednesday to challenge the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s policy of allowing transgender athletes to participate.

According to Christiana Holcomb, the attorney representing the girls, Connecticut’s policy “robs female […]


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