Toronto Blue Jays designate pitcher Anthony Bass for assignment after anti-LGBTQ+ post

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2023-06-09 17:31:51  • 1 min

Pitcher Anthony Bass has been listed for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays after sharing an anti-LGBTQ+ post on social media.

The right-handed reliever shared a post on his Instagram stories in May calling for anti-LGBTQ+ boycotts of Target and Bud Light over support they showed for the LGBTQ+ community.

Both companies are dealing with fallout from those campaigns, which have included hostile and homophobic criticisms and calls from LGBTQ+ activists not to cave to anti-LGBTQ+ groups. The fallout from Anheuser Busch's decision to collaborate with actress Mulvaney saw the company lose an astonishing $27billion in just months.

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