5 Tampa Bay Rays players refuse to wear uniforms with LGBTQ rainbow logos for Pride month

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A US marine raises the US Stars and Stripes and a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transvestite, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTTTI) communities flag at half-mast in the US embassy building in Mexico City on June 13, 2016. - According to a statement released by the Mexican Foreign Ministry three Mexicans were killed during the recent attack in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. T (Photo by YURI CORTEZ / AFP) (Photo by YURI CORTEZ/AFP via Getty Images)
  • The Rays issued rainbow-colored uniforms and caps for Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox
  • Some players, however, refused to wear the uniforms for faith-based reasons
  • Rays manager Kevin Cash said the team would stand ‘to support our players that choose to wear or choose not to wear to the best of our capabilities’

And then many will be offended, will betray one another, and will hate one another.” Matthew 24:10

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Jalen Beeks was one of at least five team members to not wear the Pride-themed uniforms

(Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Jalen Beeks was one of at least five team members to not wear the Pride-themed uniforms)

  • The Rays have long supported LGBTQ+ people, even signing an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in 2015
  • The franchise has also invested in the ‘It Gets Better’ project to tackle youth bullying that targets LGBTQ+ minors in school
  • Last month, Florida Governor Ron De Santis refused to approve $35million in funding for the team’s spring training site due to its stance on gun violence

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