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Bisexuals, Trans People Allowed To Handle Balls


League changes rules to allow all softball enthusiasts

The national nightmare is over.

North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) has relented in its battle against bisexual and transgender players and will allow both to play on its softball teams, reports The Advocate.

After a group of players had its second-place win disqualified after the 2008 Gay Softball World Series for having too many of what a panel of judges considered to be heterosexual people on its team, they lodged a complaint against the group and this Monday their voices were finally heard. (It cannot go unmentioned that all of the players discounted by the organization were men of color.)

"I am happy NAGAAA has also made rule changes to let players like me know they are welcome," LaRon Charles, one of the plaintiffs said in a statement. "I look forward to continuing to play ball with my friends, teammates and community in NAGAAA's tournaments."

And that second-place win? Yeah, it's back on the books.

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