Georgia high school athletes must compete in sports aligning with sex at birth

Posted 49 days ago


Georgia high school sports officials announced Wednesday that the state's athletes must compete in athletic competitions aligning with the sex they were assigned at birth.

Student-athletes of at least 463 high schools will be subject to the decision following a vote that saw the Georgia High School Association re-adopt its 2017 bylaws, according to a report.

These bylaws make clear that student-athletes are bound to athletic competitions that are designated by one's assigned sex at birth.

The vote and decision come in the wake of a year that has seen transgender athletes such as Lia Thomas, an NCAA champion and swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania,... (Read more)