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Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner backs New York county’s ban on transgender female athletes

Caitlyn Jenner speaks at a press conference, Monday, March 18, 2024, in Mineola, N.Y. The former Olympic gold medalist threw her support behind a local New York officials order banning female sports teams with transgender athletes from using county-owned facilities. (AP Photo/Stefan Jeremiah)
MINEOLA, N.Y. – Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner on Monday said she supported a local New York official’s order banning female sports teams with transgender athletes from using county-owned facilities.
The ban applies to over 100 athletic facilities in New York City’s Long Island suburbs. Speaking alongside Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman at his office in Mineola, Jenner said allowing transgender athletes like herself to compete against other women will “ruin women’s sports” for years to come.
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“Let’s stop it now while we can,” said the reality television star, who came out as a transgender woman in 2015.
The LGBT Network, a Long Island-based advocacy group, called Jenner’s comments a “baffling contradiction” to her own identity as a transgender woman that is “not only hypocritical but also harmful

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