Tony Dungy Deletes Tweet Promoting Anti-Transgender Rhetoric

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Sports Illustrated

By Patrick Andres The former Buccaneers and Colts coach deleted the tweet after about seven hours. Former Buccaneers and Colts coach Tony Dungy attracted a firestorm of criticism Wednesday for posting and later deleting a tweet that appeared to endorse a transphobic urban myth. The Daily Wire, a prominent conservative website, tweeted a video of a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives discussing the possibility of placing menstrual products in men’s restrooms, ostensibly geared toward transgender men. In response, Dungy tweeted, “That’s nothing. Some school districts are putting lit…

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