Towson Says Fired Coach Can't Claim Gender, Pregnancy Bias

By Rachel Scharf (January 14, 2022, 3:53 PM EST) -- Towson University asked a Maryland federal judge on Friday to toss a gender and pregnancy discrimination suit from its former head women's gymnastics coach, arguing that the coach was properly fired following complaints of racism and athlete mistreatment.

The public Maryland university sought to dismiss the discrimination and retaliation claims filed in August by Victoria May. The ex-coach alleged that Towson unlawfully terminated her based on gendered complaints from student-athletes, as well as her pregnancy and the fact that she called out the university for allegedly treating her differently than male coaches.

According to May's complaint, she was fired in June...

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