Gathering of Female Athletes for Women’s Sports on Title IX 50th Anniversary

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Women’s Independent Forum, Women’s Liberation Front, Heritage Foundation, Women’s Declaration International UNITED STATES Chapter, Concerned Women for America, ICONS, Save Women’s Sports, Alliance Defending Freedom, Independent Women’s Voice, Family Policy Alliance and several other organizations are sponsoring the rally to celebrate female athletes and highlight the need to preserve single-sex athletic competition.

The rally will take place at 11:00 a.m. ET at Freedom Plaza in washington d.c.

WHAT: Rally for “Our Body, Our Sports” to celebrate female athletes and single-sex competition
WHEN: June 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

  • Press arrival: 9:00 a.m. EDT
  • Open doors : 10:00 a.m. EDT

WHERE: Freedom Plaza (1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, washington d.c. 20004)
WHY: Celebrate 50 years of Title IX and advocate for women’s sport to remain feminine

Athletes attending will include:

  • Cynthia MonteleoneCrew UNITED STATES world champion track athlete who faced a transgender athlete at the world championship
  • Taylor Silvermanprofessional skateboarder who competed against a transgender athlete Lilian Gallagher at the Red Bull Cornerstone competition
  • Kim Jonesformer All-American tennis player, mother of Ivy League swimmer and co-founder of the Independent Women’s Sports Council (ICONS)
  • Marshi Smithformer University of Arizona swimmer, NCAA and PAC-10 champion and co-founder of the Independent Women’s Sports Council (ICONS)
  • Inga Thompson3x Olympic cyclist who competed when there were no women’s teams
  • Chelsea Mitchellthe top high school female runner who lost four state championships, two New England awards and other additional honors to male competitors, and her mother, Christy Mitchell
  • madison kenyonNCAA athlete from Idaho State who competed against a male athlete on the varsity track, standing up to defend from idaho Equity in Women’s Sports Act
  • Mary Marshall, NCAA athlete from Idaho State who competed against a male athlete on the varsity track, standing up to defend from idaho Equity in Women’s Sports Act
  • Alanna Smith, Connecticut track athlete who lost to male athletes in high school, and his mother, Cheryl Radachowski
  • Selina Soule, Connecticut track athlete who lost placements and opportunities for advancement because she was forced to compete against male athletes
  • Macy PettyNCAA scholarship athlete (volleyball) and Young woman for the American leader
  • Chloe Satterfieldfirst year student at Georgia Technology who competed against a male identifying as female his senior year and lost. He was a freshman.
  • And more!

Other rally participants include:

  • Tulsi GabbardFormer United States Representative (D-HI), original sponsor of the Protect Women’s Sports Act
  • candy jacksonformer Deputy General Counsel, Ministry of Education
  • representing Barbara Ehardt, Idaho State Representative; original sponsor Fairness in Women’s Sports Act; former Idaho State athlete and NCAA Division I women’s basketball coach for 15 years
  • carrie lukasPresident, Independent Women’s Forum
  • Penny NanceCEO and President, Concerned Women for America
  • Amanda Houdeschellvolunteer, member and event manager, Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF)
  • Nicole HudgensGovernment Affairs, Family Policy Alliance
  • Annabelle Rutledgenational director, Young woman for america
  • Kara DansskyPresident, Women’s Declaration International UNITED STATES Chapter
  • Jennifer C. BracerasDirector, Independent Women’s Rights Center
  • Sarah Parshall PerrySenior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
  • Christiana KieferSenior Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Meg KilgannonSenior Fellow for Education Studies, Family Research Council
  • Beth StelzerFounder, Save Women’s Sports
  • Maud Marron, New York Democrat for Congress
  • Lauren Levey, women’s rights and lesbian rights activist; Co-founder of the Sirens Women’s Motorcycle Club in New York City; Vice President, International Declaration of Women UNITED STATES Chapter
  • And more!

For press inquiries, contact [email protected],

www.ourbodiesoursports.com

SOURCE Independent Women’s Forum

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