Texas Governor signs bill requiring student athletes play on teams matching birth sex

… on Monday signed a law that bars student athletes

… restoring rights granted to women under Title IX

… not from letting students compete in competitions “that is designated for the biological sex opposite

… as correctly stated on their official birth certificate”

… “protects girl’s safety and their right to equal access to athletic opportunities,”

… was passed 76–61 in the state House and 19–12 in the state Senate

… the 10th such piece of legislation passed in the United States


                (law) Texas – TX HB25