Seattle Seahawks Radio Broadcaster Suspended After 'Transphobic' Tweet

Seattle Seahawks Radio Broadcaster Suspended After 'Transphobic' Tweet


Seattle Seahawks pre-game radio broadcaster Dori Monson, was suspended Friday after team management was alerted to an allegedly “transphobic” tweet he posted on Wednesday.

Monson posted the political-themed tweet during the Wednesday evening debate between Washington Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee and GOP challenger Loren Culp, the Seattle Times reported.

During the debate, Monson, who also hosts an afternoon show on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, live tweeted his reactions to what was said on stage, much of which was critical of Inslee’s claims and positions.

But one tweet especially raised eyebrows. The broadcaster took a swipe at Inslee, saying, “Inslee: we follow science in WA. The state where I could go to Olympia tomorrow and change my birth cert to say I was a girl on 10/2/61 HAHAHAHAHA.”

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Both the Seahawks and Bonneville Seattle, which owns both KIRO FM and AM, found the tweet to be “transphobic.

After fans pointed out

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