The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act will empower Florida women & girls to be able to compete on a level playing field. This will help ensure that opportunities for things like college scholarships will be protected for female athletes for years to come.— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) June 1, 2021
Today — on the first day of LGBTQ+ #Pride Month— @GovRonDeSantis signed SB1028 into law. This bill attacks trans-youth and bans them from playing in team sports within an academic environment. Below is our statement in response. 👇🏽 pic.twitter.com/I2HYcTZMDk— Rep. Anna V. Eskamani 🔨 (@AnnaForFlorida) June 1, 2021
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