The Department of Education, which is under Secretary Betsy DeVos has taken up an anti-trans complaint filed by an anti-LGBTQ+ legal group in Connecticut. According to the complaint, the school’s trans-inclusive policy has “denied equal athletic benefits and opportunities for girls” says a new AP report.

Alliance Defending Freedom, an anti-LGBTQ+ law firm filed a complaint on behalf of three cisgender teen athletes alleging that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s trans-inclusive policy of non-discrimination violates Title IX, which forbids discrimination in any federally funded “education program or activity on the basis of sex.” 

Christiana Halcomb, the legal counsel for ADF said that “girls deserve to compete on a level playing field.” In her statement, Halcolmb misgenders trans youth, stating “women fought long and hard to

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