Democrats Pass Bill Forcing Schools to Let Male Athletes Compete in Girls’ Sports

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Democrats pass bill forcing schools to allow boys to compete in girls' sports

The Democratically controlled House of Representatives have voted in favor of the Equality Act, forcing schools to include male athletes who identify as transgender girls on female sports teams.

Eight Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the bill, while Democrats unanimously voted in favor of it. reports: The bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation and gender identity” protected characteristics under federal anti-discrimination law.

Among other things, that would force public schools to expand female athletic teams to include biological males who identify as transgender girls.

Republican Florida Rep. Greg Steube introduced a last-minute amendment to the bill that would have preserved Title IX’s protections of female athletic teams, but Democrats rejected it.

Every House Democrat but one co-sponsored the legislation. The only Democrat who wasn’t a co-sponsor, Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski, announced his support for the bill following pressure from left-wing activists.

“People need to wake up. This radical bill is going to totally eliminate women’s and girls sports,” Republican Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko warned in an op-ed Thursday.

Republican Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler and a half-dozen other House Republicans held a press conference Thursday in opposition to what Hartzler dubbed the “Inequality Act.”

“Congress enacted Title IX to provide equal opportunities for women in education and sports. All this is erased under H.R. 5,” Hartzler said at the press conference.


Three former elite female athletes, Doriane Coleman, Martina Navratilova and Sanya Richards-Ross, warned that the Equality Act would wreak havoc on women’s sports in an April 29 Washington Post op-ed.

“The legislation would make it unlawful to differentiate among girls and women in sports on the basis of sex for any purpose. For example, a sports team couldn’t treat a transgender woman differently from a woman who is not transgender on the grounds that the former is male-bodied,” the former athletes wrote.

“Yet the reality is that putting male- and female-bodied athletes together is co-ed or open sport. And in open sport, females lose,” the three women warned.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, a Democrat from New York, insisted the bill wouldn’t put female athletes at a disadvantage.

“Many states have sexual orientation and gender identity nondiscrimination laws, and all of them still have women’s sports. Arguments about transgender athletes participating in sports in accordance with their gender identity having competitive advantages have not been borne out,” Nadler said at a April 2 hearing on the bill.

In Connecticut, one of the states to which Nadler was referring, two male runners have dominated girls’ high school track. A female competitor called the male runners’ advantage “demoralizing.”


  1. Add this to the pile of useless legislation that’s going nowhere. I’d like to know who the 8 Rino’s are that voted in favor of it.

  2. More delusional nonsense. Want to help both genders? Then only boys should be around boys until puberty. I say 18. And only girls should be around girls until puberty, and again I still say 18 as well in this current world.

    It is bad enough that 98%+ of parents refuse to do their job. Even worse is the nonsense being taught to children as it is, the diet, lifestyles, drugs, etc. But putting children in a co-ed environment is the last straw. Get rid of it. First step to reviving masculinity. A male should go through the curious stage, the awkward stage, the gay stage, and any stages that he needs with only boys, before he spends one second with a woman. Only the West perverts human nature.

    Want to put it to the test? Gentlemen, are you comfortable dancing and horsing with other men? Are you comfortable hugging, even kissing a man you’re close to (not sexually) and telling him you love him (not sexually)? Are you able to discuss anything of any emotional nature with males you are close to? No to any of these = a beta male. A western creation.

  3. Does Pelosi have any granddaughters? If she does, how would Pelosi feel if her granddaughter was in a competitive sport — female wrestling.
    Let’s say that the opposing team sent-in Geri (Geri use to be Jerry before the gender operation, hormones, etc) to wrestle Pelosi’s granddaughter.
    Geri is, by birth, a MALE, and is much stronger than Pelosi’s g-daughter. Because of this, Pelosi’s g-daughter not only lost the wrestling match,
    but she now has a few broken ribs, a broken neck, and is in the I.C.U. at a local hospital. See what happens when you challenge nature?!!
    I wonder what Nancy Pelosi would do if this scenario actually happened to one of her own? It’s all ‘common sense,’ and it’s an example of why passing Bills like HR 5 isn’t wise, it’s dangerous.
    Why not let the children be what they were at birth —- just leave the kids alone, and let them be kids!

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