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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.

LGBTQ stars lead U.S. women’s basketball team to 7th straight Olympic gold medal

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi each won their fifth gold medals.

Stefanie Dolson, Team USA win first Women’s 3x3 Basketball gold medal

Out Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson led all scorers in America’s 18-15 gold medal win over Russia.

Sue Bird and WNBA players now being criticized for honoring the National Anthem at Olympics

Sue Bird is right: Wearing USA on their jersey should impact how players approach the National Anthem.

WNBA center Stefanie Dolson adapts to Olympic 3x3 basketball

The Chicago Sky center is representing the United States in a half court version of basketball at the Tokyo Olympics.

Breanna Stewart takes home ESPY for ‘Best WNBA Player’

Stewart received some extra hardware on her way to Tokyo, where she’s looking to win her second gold medal.

NBA’s Van Gundy embarrasses himself with on-air “sissyfication” slur

The NBA analyst used a homophobic choice of words when he lashed at the stars of today’s game.

6 French athletes, including 3 current Olympians, come out for Pride month

Six elite French athletes came out at once in a TV documentary. They include three current Olympian and a gold medal winner.

These gay college athletes went to rival schools. Then they fell in love

Jaide Hinds-Clarke and Amiaya Carey are both marrying their best friend.

WNBA at 25: Why it matters to me

A fan’s perspective on why this league has survived and thrived.

Breanna Stewart and Marta Xargay engaged: ‘She said YES’

Coming off WNBA, FIBA EuroLeague and Russian Women’s Premier League championships, Breanna Stewart proposed to girlfriend and opponent Marta Xargay.

To NBA, a fine is just fine as Kevin Durant returns to the Nets

LGBTQ advocacy groups and LGBTQ fans are not satisfied with the league’s response to KD’s direct message beef with actor Michael Rapaport.