The House Social Security Committee began a public hearing process Thursday on House Bill 764, which seeks to limit the participation of trans people in the categories of gender with which they identify.

According to the statement received, The measure states that any sports team owned by or competing with a public school or public university may field only all-female, all-male and mixed teams.

The author of the Law to Save Women’s Sports, representative Lisa Burgos of Proyecto Dignidad, expressed in a press release that “We urgently need to stand up for the rights of women in sports and fight to prevent each of them from being marginalized and disenfranchised.”

“I do not want to give up in any way in the search for guarantees of these rights for women,” said the President of the Commission, who confirmed that the project focuses on women’s sports leagues, as women’s sports are under threat at the international level. participation of men in women’s teams and delegations.

It was further reported that the proposed legislation establishes that “no school or educational institution will admit to a sports team, which consists exclusively of persons of the female sex, persons of the male sex.”

“This is a disadvantage for women, given the marked physiological and biological differences between the female and male sexes. It is an indisputable fact that men have a higher level of natural testosterone than women,” added Burgos Muñiz.

Lcda took part in the working session. Fabiola Acaron Porrata-Doria and Sandra Mercado, from Female Athletes Asking for Equality (FAPI).

Both advocates supported the legislation and emphasized that they refuse to allow trans women to participate in sporting events in which they want to compete against women.

“Putting a female in a competitive battle with a transhuman who has gone through puberty would put the female at a disadvantage,” Porrata-Doria said. “Our goal is to raise the presence of anyone who wants to compete to a level that is satisfactory to them, as long as special measures are taken to ensure fair competition and representation. We must not promote inequality and accept biological diversity as a real reality.”

Any dispute regarding a student-athlete arising out of what is required in the event will be resolved by the student’s school or university.

In addition, the bill reportedly provides that no government agency, accrediting or licensing agency, or sports association or organization may hear complaints, initiate investigations, or take any other adverse action against a school or university for maintaining individual sports teams. for female students.