Male dancer sues over ban on boys in dance competition

Boys can dance, despite the old joke that as good as Fred Astaire was with his stunning steps, Ginger Rogers did the same things, only backward and in high heels.

But for the second time in just months, a fight has erupted over that very issue.

The Pacific Legal Foundation has filed a complaint on behalf of a 15-year-old student at Dakota Valley High School in North Sioux City, South Dakota.

It’s because he is being denied permission by the South Dakota High School Activities Association to participate in competitions in the state “solely because he is a boy.”

“Freddie Linden is a freshman at Dakota Valley High School in North Sioux City, South Dakota. He has been dancing since age seven, and has competed with a studio dance team in South Dakota for several years. He is the only male dancer at the studio. Many female studio dancers

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