ESPN fires pitching great Curt Schilling for anti-transgender Facebook post

ESPN fires pitching great Curt Schilling for anti-transgender Facebook post
Curt Schilling (Image: YouTube screen grab via Mark Dice)

ESPN has benched Curt Schilling permanently.

The sports network fired the former world champion pitcher following his anti-transgender post on Facebook.

“ESPN is an inclusive company. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated,” the network said in a statement.

Schilling shared a post Monday showing a man in a wig, wearing a tight shirt, skirt and stockings with the caption: “Let him in? To the restroom with your daughter or else you’re a narrow minded, judgmental, unloving racist bigot who needs to die!!!”

In a comment underneath the post, Schilling said, “A man is a man no matter what they call themselves. I don’t care what they are, who they sleep with, men’s room was designed for the penis, women’s not so much. Now you need laws telling us differently? Pathetic.”

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