Brittney Griner feeling comfortable enough to come out shortly after being drafted into the pros shows how far we've come in the battle for the acceptance of gay athletes. But in a recent ESPN interview, she revealed that she may have wanted to come out sooner. For more perspective on this story, check out Out Sports' storystream about Griner coming out.
Brittney Griner, age 22, wasted no time in publicly coming out as gay, and therefore National Center for Lesbian Rights sports project director Helen Carroll believes she has shown us "who the present day gay or lesbian athlete can be."
In response to ESPN’s latest feature, ex-Baylor players were adamant about sharing another perspective to this story -- and since it was not represented in the original piece. So here’s their perspective in their own words.
The Minnesota Lynx defeated the the Washington Mystics, 74-57, Saturday night in Bismarck, N.D., the Liberty bested the Sun and some unsettling news was revealed about Baylor's handling of Brittney Griner's homosexuality.