Apr 17, 2013, 6:09pm PDT
April 28, 2021
Kim Mulkey brings problematic history with LGBTQ athletes to LSU
The Hall of Famer won three National Titles at Baylor. But Mulkey also insisted Brittney Griner remain in the closet during her time at the university.
October 20, 2019
Brittney Griner is a slam dunk for a place in LGBT sports history
Out WNBA star Brittney Griner consistently leads the league in scoring and blocks per game, earning her a place in LGBTQ sports history.
March 29, 2017
Brittney Griner called ‘present and future of the WNBA,’ signs multiyear deal
Contract details have not been disclosed.
April 23, 2015
Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson arrested
Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were arrested on suspicion of domestic assault. The WNBA players are engaged to marry.
November 5, 2014
Brittney Griner fine after knife attack in China
Basketball star got small cut when man attacked her and her teammates.
August 22, 2014
Griner named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
Brittney Griner wins WNBA award after setting single-season record for blocked shots.
May 28, 2014
Basketball, Jesus & young lesbian identity in Waco
Former Baylor basketball player Emily Nkosi opens up about being a lesbian on Kim Mulkey's basketball team and the environment in Waco. Now she regrets not blazing a trail for other lesbians at Baylor, like Brittney Griner.
April 15, 2014
Sam, Griner make Out magazine's Power 50
Michael Sam (No. 9) and Brittney Griner (No. 31), two young athletes at the beginning of their careers, are the first professional athletes included in Out's Power 50.
July 22, 2013
Brittney Griner has WNBA's top-selling jersey
Griner leads three rookies who have all supplanted Maya Moore, who had lead jersey sales for two seasons.
July 21, 2013
News: Griner on bullies; Kluwe on porn stars
An eclectic roundup, highlighted by an L.A. Times piece looking at how Britney Griner has risen above being bullied and loneliness. Plus, Chris Kluwe has porn star groupies and speedskater Blake Skjellerup is a fan of One Direction.
June 19, 2013
Brittney Griner honors Jackie Robinson with No. 42
Attending a Diamondbacks-Yankees game in April convinced Griner to stick with the iconic jersey number
May 21, 2013
Coaches Need To Be Public Allies Of LGBT Athletes
The Brittney Griner story shows that coaches should know that playing by the old playbook can only work for so long.
May 19, 2013
Baylor Didn't Want Griner To Discuss Being Lesbian
The Baylor star says that Coach Kim Mulkey, while aware of her star's sexual orientation, did not want it being discussed fearing it would hurt recruiting.
April 19, 2013
Come Out Like A Girl
Why athletes like Brittney Griner deserve our applause and our attention.
April 17, 2013
Brittney Griner Says She Is Out
Baylor star and top pick in the WNBA draft speaks about not hiding her sexual orientation.