Red Sox Hosts Pride Night; Pisses Off Some

All these ignorant straight folk just don’t get it.

The Boston Red Sox did a totally cool thing Thursday night for their LGBT Pride night vs. the Detroit Tigers when they painted the team’s logo in rainbow colors as a decal on the pitching mound prior to the game.

This is not the first such night the Red Sox have had honoring their LGBT fans, and the team celebrated on Instagram and Twitter.

This led to a surprising backlash from some fans who — in their comments on the team’s Instagram page — showed why such nights are necessary. I say surprising because these such nights have become so routine and non-controversial that 24 of the 30 MLB teams have similar events this year.

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