Transgender Man Competes on Women’s Basketball Team at George Washington U.

Kye Allums, a member of George Washington University’s Division I women’s basketball program, is believed to be the first transgender man to compete openly on a college basketball team, The New York Times reports. Mr. Allums, who is biologically female but identifies as a male, is a junior at the university and last year started in 20 of 28 games. University officials said that the NCAA had cleared Mr. Allums to compete on the women’s team because he had not undergone any hormone treatments. An NCAA spokesman, meantime, told the Times that the association planned to review its policies on transgender athletes.

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