Caitlyn Jenner, the Republican candidate for governor of California, said in a new interview that female transgender athletes should be banned from competing on all-female school sports teams.
“It’s a matter of fairness,” Jenner told TMZ on Saturday. “This is why I oppose biological trans boys who participate in female sports at school. This is just not fair and we need to protect girls’ sport in our schools. “
Jenner’s remarks – one of the most prominent transgender Americans and a former Olympic gold medalist decathlete – reflect efforts by several state legislatures to prevent transgender women and girls from participating in high school and college sports. middle School.