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Utah judge overturns law banning transgender kids from sports

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah transgender girls will participate in women’s sports as the new school year begins after a judge on Friday overturned a ban pending legal challenges from their parents. You are given the opportunity.

Instead of an outright ban, transgender girls are submitted to a state board of political appointees who decide on a case-by-case basis whether they are eligible to participate. We have created a committee in legislation passed prior to this as a fallback plan to be implemented in case there is.

The law allows the commission to ask and assess a child’s height and weight when making decisions about whether a transgender girl has an unfair advantage. It will be convened and will include medical data statisticians, physicians with experience in gender identity health care, sports physiologists, mental health professionals, college athletic trainers, representatives from sports associations, and rotating committee members. increase. Members who are coaches or officials of the sports involved in each case.