Wests Tigers gained’t sanction five-eighth Adam Doueihi after he defined the reasoning behnid an an offensive social media submit.
Doueihi was spoken to by the membership after a touch upon an English Premier League submit explaining to followers ‘How to speak about LGBTQ+ inclusion’.
The submit instructed it could be useful for followers to be an ally and focus on inclusion in optimistic phrases, equivalent to “representation on the pitch is so important”, quite than saying issues like “sport is about performance, we shouldn’t care about identity”.
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Doueihi commented “embarrassing post” beneath the graphic, gathering hundreds of likes earlier than it was deleted.
AAP reported he advised the membership he felt the submit was “dictating what people could say” which he discovered “embarrassing”.
But he deleted the submit as a result of he didn’t realise it got here throughout as homophobic.
News Corp reported the Tigers had determined to not sanction a “remorseful” Doueihi.
“It wasn’t Adam’s intention to hurt anyone. We’ve spoken to him and no further action will be taken,” the membership mentioned.
“The club is committed to being an inclusive place for all, we welcome people of all parts of society to be part of our club. Our mission statement as a club is to enrich lives of community and that we are all inclusive.”
Doueihi has beforehand been concerned in a homosexual rights controversy when he supported a Sydney Catholic ladies college banning college students bringing feminine dates to the Year 12 formal.
He suffered an ACL damage in April.