Christian High School Girls Basketball Team Forfeits Tourney Spot Due to Trans Opponent

“We believe playing against an opponent with a biological male jeopardizes the fairness of the game and the safety of our players”

Rather than play a girls basketball team that has a transgender athlete on its roster, a Christian high school in Vermont forfeited a state tournament game, thereby losing its spot in the competition. The girls team at Mid Vermont Christian School in White River Junction was slated to play Long Trail on Feb. 21. But because Long Trail has a player who was born male but now identifies as female, MVCS withdrew from the tournament.

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