CIAC Transgender student-athlete controversy


#1

I dislike these types of threads as I don’t like to place kids in subjective groups and get too personal. But this has gone beyond subjectivity and continues to make national news headlines!

ABC released commentary on this issue last June:

Megan Kelly Today also focused on this issue:

The girls went 1-2 at the CIAC Large Schools Indoor State Meet last week in the 55 Meter Dash:

Girls 55 Meter Dash
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Top 7 Advance by Time
  State Open: #  6.99  2/20/2017   Cassidy Palmer, Bloomfield                  
    Name                    Year School                  Seed    Prelims  H#
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Preliminaries
  1 Terry Miller              11 Bloomfield              7.03       7.00q  3 
  2 Andraya Yearwood          11 Cromwell                7.33       7.07q  3 
  3 Cori Richardson           12 Windsor                 7.23       7.24q  2 
  4 Chelsea Mitchell          11 Canton                  7.27       7.27q  1 
  5 Kate Shaffer              12 Conard                  7.24      J7.27q  1  +0.008
  6 Ayesha Nelson             12 Hillhouse               7.31       7.29q  2 
  7 Maya Mocarski             12 Fairfield Lu            7.33       7.34q  3 
  8 Selina Soule              11 Glastonbury             7.36       7.37   2 
  9 Kisha Francois            10 East Haven              7.47       7.41   3 
 10 Bridget Lalonde           12 RHAM                    7.44       7.45   2 
 11 Abbygail Michel           11 Trumbull                7.54       7.54   2 
 11 Noelle Konior             10 Berlin                  7.43       7.54   1 
 13 Shanell Stewart           12 Danbury                 7.53       7.56   1 
 14 Patricia Jurkowski        12 Seymour                 7.53       7.59   1 
 15 Brianna Westberry         11 Capital Prep            7.48       7.63   3 
 16 D'Jior Delisser            9 Bloomfield              7.51       7.85   2 
 -- Magnalen Camara           12 Amistad                 7.54        DNS   3 
 -- Elizabeth St George       10 New Canaan              7.41        DNS   1 
Girls 55 Meter Dash
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  State Open: #  6.99  2/20/2017   Cassidy Palmer, Bloomfield                  
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals  Points
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Finals
  1 Terry Miller              11 Bloomfield              7.00       6.95#  10   
  2 Andraya Yearwood          11 Cromwell                7.07       7.01    8   
  3 Chelsea Mitchell          11 Canton                  7.27       7.23    6   
  4 Kate Shaffer              12 Conard                  7.27       7.24    4   
  5 Ayesha Nelson             12 Hillhouse               7.29       7.26    2   
  6 Maya Mocarski             12 Fairfield Lu            7.34       7.33    1   
  7 Cori Richardson           12 Windsor                 7.24       7.39  

The attention and outrage continues!


#2

Early week news delving into the topic now: