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Soule v. Connecticut Association of Schools

Court: Appellate Court

Status: Active

Last Updated: 7/9/2020



Ever since the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference adopted a policy that allows males who identify as female to compete in girls’ athletic events, boys have consistently deprived Selina Soule, Alanna Smith, and Chelsea Mitchell of honors and opportunities to compete at elite levels. CIAC’s policy is at odds with Title IX, a federal law designed to create equal opportunities for women in education and athletics.

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Christiana Holcomb

Legal Counsel

Christiana Holcomb serves as legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, where she is a key member of the Center for Christian Ministries.

Kristen K. Waggoner

General Counsel

Kristen K. Waggoner serves as General Counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom. Her role includes oversight of the U.S. legal division, a team of 100 attorneys and staff who engage in litigation, public advocacy, and legislative support.

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Watch: Boys competing in girls' sports? It's time to stand for fair play

Watch: Selina Soule was forced to compete against boys in HS track. Join her in taking a stand.

Watch: Alanna Smith was forced to compete against boys in HS track. Join her in taking a stand.

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