Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against UIL That Sought to Ban Transgender Wrestler From Competing - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against UIL That Sought to Ban Transgender Wrestler From Competing

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against UIL That Sought to Ban Transgender Wrestler From Competing
    The Dallas Morning News
    Euless Trinity's Mack Beggs is announced as the winner of the state championship title in the girls Class 6A girls 110 weight class during the UIL Wrestling State Tournament at Berry Center in Cypress on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Beggs, a 17-year-old transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity making a transition from female to male, defeated Katy Morton Ranch's Chelsea Sanchez. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)

    After two challenges, the UIL's current steroid policy remained intact Tuesday.

    The policy came into public light in relation to the case of Mack Beggs, the Euless Trinity transgender wrestler who went on to win a girls wrestling state championship while taking testosterone under a "safe harbor" provision in the education code.

    On Tuesday, a Travis County judge dismissed a lawsuit asking the UIL to not allow Beggs to compete.

    CLICK HERE to read more from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News.