When institutions like the University of North Dakota allow a culture of political discrimination to persist, the public loses faith, and when our society loses faith in its institutions, we all suffer.
Democratic California Attorney General Rob Bonta said a bill passed in North Dakota allows for discrimination against LGBT college students, but supporters of the legislation say it aims to expand free speech on campus and clearly doesn't target students of any particular viewpoint or orientation.
The members of the Administrative Rules Committee voted 8-7 on Tuesday, June 8, to authorize the prohibition proposed by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, which oversees licensing for social workers in the state.
The idea that trans women have an automatic athletic advantage over cisgender women is incorrect. A large 2016 study by medical researchers from the UK concluded that there is currently no research available that suggests that transgender female individuals have an inherent advantage in athletics.
The NCAA has allowed transgender student-athletes to participate in college athletics since before I started coaching college sports, and without incident. Transgender student-athletes are not “stealing” scholarships, championships or opportunities from female student-athletes.