Tulsi Gabbard introduces bill to ‘protect women’s sports’ based on biological sex
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) have introduced a bill to Congress that would “protect women’s sports” based on participants’ biological sex, according to reports.
The “Protect Women’s Sports Act” seeks to clarify that Title IX protections for female athletes are “based on biological sex,” Gabbard and Mullin said in a statement.
Title IX protects individuals from discrimination based on sex in educational programs or activities that receive federal funding.
“Title IX was a historic provision championed by Hawaii’s own Congresswoman Patsy Mink in order to provide...