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Caitlyn Jenner Says Florida Gov.'s Transphobia Is Just 'Common Sense'

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tweeted “I just had the balls to stand up for women and girls in sports.”Jenner has previously spoken about opposing trans girls participating in girls’ sports in school.Earlier this week, DeSantis issued a proclamation that declared University of Virginia swimmer Weyant as the “rightful winner,” and she had swum the “fastest time among all women swimmers.”Weyant is a Sarasota, Fla., native and won a silver medal at the 2020 Olympic games, according to USA Today.DeSantis’ proclamation reads that "since [Weyant] is a native Floridian from Sarasota, I, Ron DeSantis, Governor of the State of Florida, do hereby declare in Florida that Emma Weyant is the rightful winner of the 2022 NCAA Division I Women's 500-yard Freestyle."The Florida governor has been in the national spotlight after the state’s legislature passed what LGBTQ+ advocates have called the “don’t say gay” bill, which prohibits instruction about sexual orientation or gender identity in kindergarten through third grade and places a vague requirement of “age-appropriate” instruction in all grade levels.He’s expected to sign the bill into law soon..

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