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Matt Vautour: Red Sox’s Matt Dermody debacle latest failure to confront homophobia in professional sports

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
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Matt Dermody went from anonymous to infamous overnight and the Red Sox became the latest example that despite selling rainbow hats and waving pride flags, professional sports isn’t really committed to expelling homophobia. Dermody is the journeyman pitcher, who the Red Sox will call up from Worcester Thursday to make a spot start against the Cleveland Guardians. He’s also the guy who in 2021 tweeted that homosexuals “will go to hell.” • None Related: Mobile sports betting is live in Massachusetts on BetMGM. Get started with $200 in bonus bets...

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