No. 10-3595.

667 F.3d 910 (2012)

Amber PARKER, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided January 31, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William R. Groth , Attorney, Fillenwarth, Dennerline, Groth & Towe, LLP, Indianapolis, IN, Julie Alyssa Murray (argued), Attorney, National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Thomas E. Wheeler, II (argued), Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Indianapolis, IN, for Defendants-Appellees.

Lauren Goldman , Mayer Brown LLP, New York, NY, for Amici Curiae Women's Sports Foundation and California Women's Law Center.

Lisa F. Tanselle , Attorney, Indiana School Boards Association, Indianapolis, IN, for Amicus Curiae Indiana School Boards Association.

Lawrence J. Joseph , Attorney, Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and WOOD and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

TINDER, Circuit Judge.

A packed gymnasium, cheerleaders rallying the fans, the crowd on their feet supporting their team, and the pep band playing the school song: these are all things you might expect to see at an Indiana high school basketball game on a Friday night. The crowd becomes part of the game; they provide motivation, support, and encouragement to the players. After all, what would a spectator sport be without the spectators? Unfortunately, this is a question...


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