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Brittney Griner & Mercury teammates endure abuse from conservative ‘provocateur’ at the airport

While flying commercial out of Dallas, Griner and the Phoenix Mercury were accosted by a right wing hack, underscoring the need for charter flights in the WNBA.

Jason Collins’ journey to put his past ‘straight’ label behind him continues to inspire

Listening to Collins tell his story of coming out in the NBA reinforces the humanity behind his historic moment.

Gay pro basketball player Isaac Humphries is returning to his old team

Humphries is the latest gay athlete who’s thrived since publicly coming out.

Trans hoop hopeful Lexi Rodgers bounced by Basketball Australia

An official panel denies her bid to play in women’s NBL1 South

Mark Chambers departs gay basketball leadership after 30+ years in the sport

Chambers has touched the lives of countless LGBT athletes as a basketball leader, medal-winner and friend.

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union-Wade use NAACP Image Award to support trans daughter

The 13-time NBA All-Star pays tribute to his transgender daughter: ‘I admire how you handle the ignorance in our world.’

Let’s make Brittney Griner’s welcome-home game the special moment she deserves

We as fans have a chance to give Griner a hero’s welcome when the season tips off on May 19.

Former pro Australian basketball player Trevor Torrance publicly comes out as gay

Torrance, who played at the height of the AIDS epidemic, is finally free to tell his story.

Isaac Humphries gets worldwide support after coming out, leads team in rebounds in first game

Isaac Humphries, who played in Kentucky and NBA, came out and then competed in Australia like any other athlete.

Here are the 6 gay men who have been out publicly while competing in pro basketball

These gay athletes have broken through the noise to find they can be accepted as gay athletes in basketball.

Brittney Griner speaks to fans from her detention in Russian prison

On her 32nd birthday, Griner releases a statement to inform the #WeAreBG movement that their efforts are helping her cope.

President Biden meets with Brittney Griner’s wife and Paul Whelan’s family

The White House reiterates to Cherelle Griner that bringing the WNBA star home from Russia is a "front of mind" priority.

A miracle Connecticut Sun comeback would help gay WNBA coach Curt Miller make history

Down two games to none, Miller still has an opportunity to become the first out gay male coach to win a pro sports championship.

Sue Bird defined the idea of an LGBTQ sports power couple with Megan Rapinoe

As Bird’s WNBA career wraps up, a lasting part of her legacy will be mainstreaming her relationship with Rapinoe in the public eye.

Russia says no deal has been reached to bring Brittney Griner home

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Wednesday the Biden administration had made a "substantial proposal" to free Griner.

Magic Johnson talks about coming to love his gay son

When EJ Johnson came out to his dad, it took him some time to process the news.

Allison Guth is the latest out coach with a new opportunity

Allison Guth brings her wife and kids back to Chicago to coach Loyola University.

Gay high school basketball player endures homophobic attacks from archrivals

After coming out and finding acceptance with his team, St. Peter’s Alex Bosacker is cruelly taunted and abused by rival New Ulm in Minnesota.

Celtics forward Grant Williams used Pride Night to show support for his LGBTQ friends

Williams says he tries to use his platform to empower the LGBTQ community whenever possible.

Team LGBTQ dominates the WNBA’s 25 Best Players list

Among the 25 players the WNBA identified as the league’s greatest of all time, nine identify as LGBTQ.

Candace Parker publicly comes out on her wedding anniversary

Parker announced that she and her wife are expecting their first child together.

76ers broadcaster Kate Scott is the out LGBTQ announcer she didn’t see growing up

As the TV voice of the Sixers, Scott takes her place as one of the most prominent out gay figures in sports broadcasting.

Villanova star Will Sheridan to be inducted into state basketball hall of fame

The former Villanova star came out 10 years ago and is being honored in Delaware for his accomplishments.

Out former Florida basketball player accuses coach of harassing her over sexuality

Cydnee Kinslow says Cameron Newbauer, who resigned in July, wrongly accused her of dating a teammate.

Historic highs, a birth and a berth mark a crowning weekend for Diana Taurasi

She was named the WNBA’s "GOAT" and saw her new daughter come into the world, but the Sky rained on the Mercury in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.

Out basketball coach Seth Hayes found ‘family’ after coming out. Now she’s doing the same for others

Denison University’s Seth Hayes found acceptance after coming out as gay in high school and now genderqueer in coaching.

Fans to Sue Bird: Don’t fly away yet!

After losing an overtime thriller in the WNBA Playoffs, one of the greats of the game ponders retirement

Outsports’ WNBA playoff guide: Out LGBTQ stars are leading the way

The road to a WNBA championship is paved in rainbow.

Derrick Gordon just signed his 2nd pro contract in 2 years

The out guard will play basketball in Germany this season.

LGBT Paralympians welcome increased visibility

"We're disabled and we're gay," says Abby Dunkin of the gold medal women's wheelchair basketball team.

Breanna Stewart and wife Marta Xargay secretly had a baby

Ruby Mae Stewart Xargay was born on Aug. 9, one day after Stewart won gold at the Olympics.

Belgian sports journalist suspended after homophobia against the Olympic women’s hoops squad

Players crack back on commentator Eddy Demarez for calling one of their teammates "a man" as the team returned from Tokyo.