Title IX’s next battle: The rights of transgender athletes

              Graphic shows state laws on transgender youth participation in sports; 3c x 3 1/4 inches
              FILE - A man urges people to vote against the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance outside an early voting center in Houston on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
              FILE - Five-time Olympic medal-winning and world record-holding swimmer Natalie Coughlin, left, three-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes, center, and two-time Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Donna de Varona listen to speakers during a news conference sponsored by the Women's Sports Foundation Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, in New York. “We're at a time where Title IX is going to be exploited and celebrated,” said Donna de Varona, the Olympic gold-medal swimmer who heads the Women's Sports Policy Working Group.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
              FILE - People in the Senate gallery celebrate after the Legislature successfully overrode the veto of HB11, a bill banning transgender girls from participating in female school sports, Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Capitol in Salt Lake City. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP, File)
              FILE - Lawmakers listen as parents speak about the prospect of their children competing against transgender girls in school sports at the Utah State Capitol on Friday, March 25, 2022, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Samuel Metz, File)
              FILE - Claudia Carranza, of Harlingen, hugs her son, Laur Kaufman, 13, at a rally against House Bill 25, a bill that would ban transgender girls from participating in girls school sports, outside the Capitol in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
              FILE - Ariel Peters holds an equality sign during a rally to support transgender youths outside of the Capitol in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March 24, 2022. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP, File)
              FILE - Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signs a bill in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, that prevents transgender girls and women from competing on female sports teams. Stitt signed the bill flanked by more than a dozen young female athletes, including his eighth-grade daughter Piper. (AP Photo/Sean Murphy, File)
              FILE - Libby Gonzales stands with her father, Frank Gonzales, as she joins other members of the transgender community during a rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol, Monday, March 6, 2017, in Austin, Texas. The group is opposing a "bathroom bill" that would require people to use public bathrooms and restrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Title IX’s next battle: The rights of transgender athletes