For folks who are new around here, the only thing the women at the beauty salon care about more than politics is baseball. In fact, last year we tried to get Juanita Jean Herownself elected to her lifelong goal of being Commissioner of Baseball but team owners had other plans. Damn them.
Which brings us to why we are all saluting the Oakland A’s today. The A’s are having an LGBT night on June 17th. Some A’s ticket holders did not like that. Oakland’s pitcher Sean Doolittle has excellent taste in women. His girlfriend penned this open letter to Oakland fans.
Dear season ticket holders who wish to sell their tickets for LGBT Pride Night,
Everybody is entitled to their own beliefs and as long as nobody is getting hurt, I’m happy. I also can’t stop you from selling your tickets. I won’t tell you that you are wrong or that you are not allowed to think or act that way.
We live in a free country, after all. You are free to think and say and do whatever you’d like.
In fact just this morning I used my freedom to eat yogurt with a steak knife because I ran out of clean spoons (because SOMEone forgot to turn on the dishwasher last night). Who was going to stop me? That’s right. Nobody. Nice try bin Laden.
I ended up cutting the corner of my mouth on the knife, and it wasn’t one of my brightest decisions. But I may have just invented a DIY smile enhancement. And I will sue you if you steal my idea. #America
I digress. So, A’s fans; if attending a baseball game on LGBT Pride Night makes you at all uncomfortable, it is probably a good idea to sell your tickets. And I have the perfect buyer. ME!If you’d like to sell your tickets to June 17th’s LGBT Pride Night game, I will buy them from you at face value. As many as I can. No judgments. No questions asked.
From there, I will donate any tickets I purchase to the Bay Area Youth Center’s Our Space community for LGBTQ youth.
That way you don’t have to feel uncomfortable, and the seats don’t go to waste. It’s win-win.
Please tweet at me (@EireannDolan) if you’d like to sell me your tickets. I’ll purchase as many unwanted tickets as I can out of my own pocket. I also encourage other A’s fans to do the same. Let’s fill the stands that night!
Love,Eireann and my hella gay moms
If Eireann ever needs a haircut or a job, she has one here. Helluva woman.
Editor's note: If you want to donate to her GoFundMe page, here it is.