Daily Archives: October 8, 2011

Transgender college basketball player who wants to be known as a ‘he’ will not play on women’s team

Star Transgender member of the George Washington women’s basketball team, Kyle Allums,  whose ground breaking season was cut short by a pair of concussions, has said they won’t play their senior year. The school announced that Kye Allums, who is physically female but wants to be referred to as ‘he’, has: ‘Decided that it is in his best interest to no longer participate in intercollegiate athletics.’ In a statement released by the university, Allums continued: ‘I alone came to this conclusion and I thank the athletic department for respecting my wishes.’more