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NCAA backs transgender athletes, says events will be in places ‘free of discrimination’ – NBC News

The NCAA Board of Governors said it “firmly and unequivocally supports the opportunity for transgender student-athletes to compete in college sports.”

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The NCAA, which regulates college athletics in the U.S., backed transgender athletes Monday, saying it wont hold championship events in locations that arent free of discrimination.
As Republicans in more than two dozen states target transgender athletes, the NCAA Board of Governors said it “firmly and unequivocally supports the opportunity for transgender student-athletes to compete in college sports.”
It said its “more inclusive” policy for transgender athletes, which requires testosterone suppression…

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