Human Rights Campaign President Kelley Robinson refused five opportunities to answer if there were differences between men and women offered to her by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a Senate hearing on Wednesday.
Cruz began by asking if Robinson agreed with activist Riley Gaines’s assertion that “there’s a difference between women and men,” to which she replied “If the question is about trans women-” before being interrupted by Cruz. The conversation continued:
"CRUZ: I’m just asking is there a difference between women and men?
ROBINSON: I mean, what I can say here is the NCAA has rules in place, they’ve had rules in place for the last decade, and when this competition [CROSSTALK] the rules were clear.
CRUZ: Okay, I’m gonna try again. Do you believe there’s a difference between women and men? It’s a yes-no question, do you believe there’s a difference?
ROBINSON: I think that we’re talking about this case with the NCAA- "