Ex-WNBA Player Says Transgender Athletes Have No Place In Women's Sports

By Daniel Walker | April 14, 2024

Dawn Staley

Val Whiting, a retired WNBA player, strongly criticized the increasing trend of transgender athletes participating in women's sports.

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This came after Dawn Staley, the head coach of South Carolina Gamecocks, expressed her support for the idea before a national championship game.

Fairness and safety

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Whiting, a two-time national champion from Stanford, used social media to express her disagreement with Staley, emphasizing the concerns about fairness and safety when a male transitioning to female competes in women’s sports.