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Transgender Athlete Hannah Mouncey To Sue AFL

starobserver.com.au

Transgender athlete Hannah Mouncey has said that she is planning to initiate legal action against the Australian Football League (AFL) over its new Gender Diversity Policy for elite footballers. Mouncey slammed the policy that was introduced in October 2020 to allow participation of trans and gender diverse athletes in elite football competitions as “discriminatory”.

The handballer and footballer said that while she does not intend to participate in the women’s league (AFLW), the new policy would shut her out of first grade competition level and relegate her to second grade competition.“This is not a step I take lightly and not one, which I have had any desire to take, if it could be avoided.

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