finn balor for everyone

It’s no secret that Finn Balor supports the LGBT community. He’s been tweeting for months that Balor Club is “for everyone,” and WWE recently introduced a new rainbow Balor Club shirt which benefits GLAAD.

But Balor and WWE weren’t satisfied with just that. At WrestleMania 34, Balor made his entrance surrounded by LGBT fans, and he wore rainbow gear himself.

As you might expect, this was a significant moment for many fans.

Indeed, WWE has come quite a ways since Billy and Chuck.

There’s some speculation that Balor’s WrestleMania entrance is part of an “empowered gay man” character being pushed behind the scenes by Stephanie McMahon, but that doesn’t seem likely. Balor has long been supportive of the LGBT community on social media, and it hardly seems like a coincidence that he ramped up his “Balor Club for everyone” campaign around the same time that his former Bullet Club teammate Kenny Omega reformed the Golden Lovers with Kota Ibushi. Whether intentional or not, the saga of the Golden Lovers is the most prominent LGBT storyline in all of wrestling. It seems like the resurgence of Omega and Ibushi was Balor’s motivation to get WWE to declare their support for LGBT fans and the wider community.

Wrestling fans are often stereotyped as uneducated white men, but the reality is that wrestling fans come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and types. Balor is simply recognizing that, and it’s about time someone did.

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