Florida high school board walks back form mandating female athletes share detailed menstrual history

The Florida High School Athletic Association listened to pushback against a proposed eligibility form requiring female athletes to report their detailed menstrual history to compete in sports and struck the questions from the questionnaire during an emergency meeting Thursday.

The formerly proposed form asked female students detailed questions about their menstrual cycle such as when they had their first period, when their most recent period was and the average length of time between each of their periods.

After uproar over the questions ensued, the governing board’s executive director recommended the questions be stricken from the form entirely and that personal

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