Are you ready for Transgender wrestlers in the ring? WWE is ready to jump on board with the Transgender circuit running through America as WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon recently expressed the companies commitment to LGBT inlusivity at a Beyond Sport United event in New York this week. Stephanie Mcmahon commented “Throughout my life I have grown up knowing gay [WWE] superstars and executives,” McMahon told NBC OUT backstage. “It’s always been accepted, but now it’s about getting that message out there.”
Excerpt From NBC News:
McMahon told NBC OUT her organization is committed to inclusive storytelling and said “when it makes sense … absolutely we will integrate LGBT storylines into our programming.” While the WWE doesn’t have imminent plans to do so, McMahon said she believes there will “absolutely” be an opportunity for an LGBT storyline in the “near future.” Through its partnership with GLAAD, an LGBT media advocacy organization, the WWE is also prioritizing sensitivity in their writers’ room.