Whirr dropped from Run For Cover Records for transphobic tweets
San Francisco shoegaze/rock band Whirr are currently under fire for recent transphobic comments made on Twitter, mostly regarding punk band G.L.O.S.S. who released a relentless ripper of a demo EP at the beginning of 2015.
Since Whirr's tweets made the rounds, Run For Cover Records, a label Whirr has worked with on at least a few releases, announced that they would no longer be working with the band due to their behavior. You can see some of Whirr's tweets and Run For Cover's response below.
They also touched on suicide...
Whether or not it was all the tweets bringing the situation to their attention, RFC acted:
Naturally, Whirr got a ton of hate tweets; some harsher than others. They retweeted probably all of them... Here is just a fraction to give you an idea.
G.L.O.S.S.'s vocalist fired back at Whirr with some acerbic tweets of her own: