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Debate on transgender athletes intensifies

Posted at 7:28 AM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-07 10:30:08-04

As we continue our conversation on the issues impacting the LGBTQ community there is another big one.

This week we are taking a closer look at the transgender community.

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Trans athletes in school sports have set off a debate between women's rights activists and the trans community.

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills that would ban transgender girls from playing girls' high school sports.

Newsy's Lauren Magarino full report can be viewed in the player above.