I think we all understand the fact that money and political pressure has caused the NCAA to double down and take this step.
When you step back, however, it makes you wonder why this is related to sports at all. After all, the open bathroom policy in other states has actually hurt some girls swimming teams in their efforts to change so they can compete.
The NC Republican Party leveled a zinger at the NCAA, telling them they should go all the way and merge men and women’s sports as well as locker rooms. Here is the clash of worldviews. If they really believe anyone should be able to use any bathroom, that would be the logical conclusion.