Three Anti-Transgender States to Host NCAA Softball

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The NCAA has named host sites for the association’s softball postseason in three states that have passed laws requiring athletes to compete in interscholastic sports according to their sex at birth.

Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee will each host postseason games and all three have passed legislation banning transgender athletes from competing in interscholastic sports.

Proponents of bans on transgender athletes argue that athletes who are born male have physiological advantages over those who are born female. Meanwhile opponents of the legislation believe the laws are discriminatory and part of a backlash by cultural conservatives against transgender people.

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