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Major League Baseball strikes hazing practice of dressing rookie players like women

  • Starting next season, there’ll be a new rule in baseball: No more dressing the new guys in drag.
  • On Tuesday, Major League Baseball is set to ratify a new anti-hazing and anti-bullying policy meant to end a sexist and transphobic tradition in the sport.
  • The rules prohibit “requiring, coercing or encouraging” rookie players from “dressing up as women.”
  • The rule also bans them from “wearing costumes that may be offensive to individuals based on their race, sex, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identify or other characteristic.” Read more