Civil-Rights Commissioners Ask Congress To Update Title IX To Specify ‘Biological Sex’

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The four conservatives on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights urged House Republicans to battle the Biden administration’s effort to give female-identifying male students access to girls’ restrooms and locker rooms, which could include amending Title IX to include “biological sex.”

The commissioners encouraged House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to hold hearings on the proposed rule, unveiled last year by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, seeking to add sexual orientation and gender identity to Title IX, the 1972 law forbidding discrimination in education based on sex.

In the letter to Mr. McCarthy, they said that Assistant Education Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine Lhamon is “ideologically committed to promoting gender identity over biological sex, and the interests of transgender students over the interests of other students.”

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