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GOP lawmakers kickstart new wave of transgender athlete bans

In at least seven states—Arizona, South Dakota, Georgia, Indiana, New Hampshire, Tennessee and Virginia—Republican lawmakers have filed legislation that would prohibit transgender girls from participating on sports teams for girls and women in high school and college. ... Read more»

Court: University of Arizona not liable for off-campus assault by former player

The University of Arizona cannot be held liable under Title IX for a football player’s off-campus assault of his girlfriend, even though the university exercises “substantial control” over its student athletes, a federal court said Tuesday. ... Read more»

Hoffman 'not optimistic' schools will be ready for Aug. 17 in-person reopening

Arizona Schools Superintendent Kathy Hoffman said Wednesday that the already delayed Aug. 17 start of in-person classes may have to be pushed back again in light of continuing concerns about COVID-19 safety.... Read more»

Proposed Arizona law would ban transgender female students from women’s sports

Female transgender students could be restricted from competing in Arizona sports under a new proposed bill. If voted in, the new state law would require interscholastic and intramural leagues to classify sports specifically.... Read more»

Az officials welcome Trump admin's reversal of transgender students rule

Arizona officials have welcomed the federal government’s reversal of an Obama administration rule that required equal access to school facilities for transgender students, arguing that communities are better able to handle the issue locally.... Read more»

Az joins lawsuit over allowing transgender students in school bathrooms

Arizona has filed a federal lawsuit along with ten other states arguing that the White House has overreached by telling schools that they cannot discriminate against transgendered students who want to use restrooms and other facilities that correspond to their gender identity. ... Read more»

Women Olympians pay tribute to Title IX

U.S. Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin now has a deep appreciation for how much Title IX has impacted her life, but, partly because of the law’s effectiveness, that wasn’t always the case.... Read more»

Arizona Wildcats soccer

Cats look for discipline, a win against Golden Bears

The University of Arizona Wildcats soccer team is set to host the University of California Golden Bears on Friday night.... Read more»