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Gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon introduces "Women’s Sports Fairness Act" in GR

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Daniel Boothe
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WGVU Public Media
Tudor Dixon announced the Women’s Sports Fairness Act Wednesday in Grand Rapids, legislation that would ban biological males from competing in girls sports.

Proposed law would prohibit persons biologically born male from competing in female athletics across state

Republican Gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon introduced proposed legislation Wednesday that would ban students born as a biological male from competing in girls’ sports.

According to the Dixon campaign, “the requirement would extend to all public schools in Michigan, including secondary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities.”

During her speech Wednesday, Dixon accused Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer of not taking a firm stance on the issue.

“If Gretchen Whitmer believes that biological men do not have an advantage over women in athletic competition, then she should say so,” Dixson said. “Gretchen Whitmer will not admit that boys and girls are different. But I will."

The comments Wednesday came one day after Dixon introduced the Age-Appropriate Classroom Instruction Act; it's another piece of potential legislation that would prohibit public schools of discussing sexual orientation or gender identity to students in kindergarten through third grade.

In addition, it would require school districts to post all curriculum and teaching materials online for parents.

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