Many still think homophobia is acceptable
Although I saw a few fights break out in the stands at the Cell over the weekend, most of the back-and-forth between Sox and Cubs fans seemed to be of the trash-talking variety. Cubs suck, Sox suck -- you know, the usual elevated discourse on the relative merits of the two organizations.
Baseball fans reach dismal lows at weekend Cubs-Sox game
There did seem to be an increase in trash-talking logos, from signs to T-shirts to bumper stickers.
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And then there's....*sigh*...this.
This clip of a group of Somalian immigrant children harassing a gay man as he walks home from Twin Cities Pride in Minneapolis. Listen as they shout "I hate gay people!" "Fuck gay people!" and other epithets. The man maintains his composure beautifully.