The states are following the lead of North Carolina, which made international headlines over its House Bill 2.
The NCAA is only the latest organization to protest North Carolina's anti-LGBT HB2 bill.
Supporters and opponents of House Bill 2 convened on the North Carolina state capitol.
Eddie Vedder and company won't perform in Raleigh and say they "must take a stand" against prejudice.
The former Beatle joins Bruce Springsteen in standing up to the controversial bill.
The bill was introduced, debated and signed within several hours on Wednesday.