Transgender Golfer Lana Lawless Sues LPGA for Right to Compete

A transgendered golfer has filed suit against the LPGA -- the Ladies Professional Golf Association -- saying the organization's rules that a player must be "female at birth" are outdated and discriminatory. Lana Lawless, 57, said she was denied membership in the national women's golf governing body even though she is a post-operative transsexual and considered a woman by her home state of California. She filed suit against the LPGA this week in U.S. District Court in San Francisco as well as...Full Story
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