Florida governor refuses to recognise transgender swimmer Lia Thomas’ title win

Florida governor refuses to recognise transgender swimmer Lia Thomas’ title win

“Look at the nature of 12 or 13-year-old girls. I remember my daughters would regularly outrun male counterparts in their class, but as soon as puberty kicks in, that gap opens, and it remains.

“Gender cannot trump biology. You can’t be oblivious to public sentiment; of course not. But science is important.

“If I wasn’t satisfied with the science that we have and the experts that we have used and the in-house teams that have been working on this for a long time if I wasn’t comfortable about that, this would be a very different landscape.”

Published at Wed, 23 Mar 2022 10:00:00 +0000