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Supreme Court Could Kill College Transgender Sports

Supreme Court will end up ruling against transgender women being allowed to compete in women's sport in school and college, in a "Title 9 case."In 2022 Gaines, then a student and college swimmer at the University of Kentucky, tied with transgender athlete Lia Thomas in 200-yard NCAA freestyle championship. Thomas, who Gaines regards as a biological male, also won the 500-yard NCAA freestyle competition, making her the first trans athlete to win a Division I national championship.Title 9, which outlaws discrimination based on sex at any school or educational facility which receives federal funding, passed into law as part of the Education Amendments of 1972.

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