Florida schools will not ask student-athletes about menstruation, following outcry

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2023
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Florida schools will no longer ask student-athletes to share their menstrual histories in order to play high school sports, following months of opposition from parents, physicians and advocates.

On Thursday, the Florida High School Athletic Association's board of directors voted 14-2 at an emergency meeting to adopt a proposal that removes questions about a student-athlete's menstrual history from the state’s pre-participation physical evaluation form.

Until now, the form included five optional questions about a student-athlete's menstrual history.

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