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    World Rugby rules trans girls out of elite female groups

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    Oct 10, 2020 ,
    World Rugby rules trans girls out of elite female groups
    (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Transgender girls could maybe perhaps also unbiased now no longer take part in elite and world girls’s rugby, the sport’s world governing physique World Rugby said on Friday, amid a heated debate on the difficulty in sports leagues and LGBT+ communities.

    In recent guidelines, World Rugby said the naturally obtained bodily advantages that trans girls safe by going through male puberty and the safety concerns for various female gamers made trans girls ineligible for competition.

    Nonetheless it said trans males could maybe perhaps compete in males’s contact rugby.

    “Given the very best readily within the market proof for the outcomes of testosterone reduction on these bodily attributes for transgender girls, it became once concluded that security and fairness can’t at display be assured for girls competing towards transwomen eager rugby,” World Rugby said in a commentary.