Equity & Diversity

Minnesota High School League Approves Transgender Student-Athlete Policy

By Bryan Toporek — December 05, 2014 1 min read

Beginning next school year, transgender student-athletes in Minnesota will be allowed to compete on sports teams that align with their gender identity.

Earlier this year, the board of the Minnesota State High School League unanimously voted to table the proposed policy due to an overwhelming public response both in favor and opposed to it. On Thursday, the board once again took up the issue, this time voting to pass the changes by a large margin.


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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.