By Iris Samuels
Anchorage Daily News 

State board adopts policy banning transgender girls from high school girls sports


September 6, 2023

A board appointed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy has decided in favor of a new state regulation that would ban transgender girls from participation in high school girls sports.

The decision by the state board of education on Thursday, Aug. 31, came less than six months after the board passed a resolution indicating its members were interested in such a policy. All seven Dunleavy-appointed board members voted in favor of the new policy, which says that only girls whose sex assigned at birth is female will be able to participate in girls sports.

The only individual to vote against the policy during a...

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