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Outsports It Gets Better: Mari Burningham, college volleyball coach

The latest video in Outsports’ partnership with the It Gets Better Project comes from Mari Burningham, head volleyball coach at the University of Redlands in Southern California. Burningham became known to Outsports readers after she wrote a powerful story about being a Mormon lesbian at BYU.

In her video, Burningham details how things have gotten so much better since she came out, and specifically how it strengthened her relationship with her wife, Heather:

For the first time I don't feel like I have to hide her like she's a dirty little secret.