“In high school, I kissed a girl for the first time. It felt too comfortable and too right to think I was anyone but whom I was in that moment. I’ve followed that honesty my whole life.”
The not-so-secret style of the WNBA, trans tech workers, activists, and superheros, lesbian mom mice (whose kids go off to have kids of their own), and a surprise with Hayley Kiyoko!
But the story of this match-up between the Storm and the Mystics started eight years ago.
Did you see the WNBA All-Star game? Did you know there’s a miniseries coming out about the first lesbian to get married in a church in England? Do you want to see Mary Berry playing the drums?? Get in here, it’s Sunday Funday!
We’ve got love and basketball, queer rock camps, Nanette coverage, and more! Happy Sunday!
Tonight we’ll see if the defending champs can claim a decisive advantage in the series or if it’s just another case of history repeating. If it’s the latter, and this year’s WNBA Finals can even come close to matching the excitement of last year, basketball fans are in for a real treat.
Bird, who has remained pretty quiet about her personal life throughout her career, simply told ESPN: “I’m gay. Megan’s my girlfriend.”
“That was our special thing,” Taurasi said yesterday. “We never kept it secret, we just didn’t want that to be an issue ever.”
Double Dare, colonial handwriting, birth control and poverty, LGBT bullying in Ireland, safe online spaces for the youths, poverty and the yummiest foods, Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual and Ellen Page in a movie, Stefanie Dolson is out out out and so much more!
“The WNBA has a very proud history of welcoming all fans, athletes, and partners to our game. These beliefs unite the 12 teams of the WNBA and we are very excited to introduce the WNBA Pride platform which celebrates acceptance and values inclusion.”
The Women’s National Basketball Association’s 2014 Draft is TONIGHT and we wanna hook you up with WNBA merch!
“World Sport Presents: Journey of the Gay Athlete” focuses on out athletes Brittney Griner, American soccer player, Robbie Rogers, and New Zealand Olympic speed skater, Blake Skjellerup and is on CNN International this weekend.
“Society gives us a bad rep for having tats or being gay so I’m like well let me just throw it all together in one and see how you like it now.”
Just on the cheek, keep your pants on.
I’ve got fifteen new Drake songs stuck in my head, the best puppy vine of all time on my hands, and Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, and some random football couple waiting in the wings with a lot to say.
This dapper WNBA hotshot has more than just jerseys– we’re stealing Brittney Griner’s style.
Brittney Griner signs an endorsement deal with Nike. Here are some of my favorite sports commercials I think Nike should keep in mind while they brainstorm for her campaign.
“Just be who you are. Don’t worry about what other people are going to say, because they’re always going to say something, but, if you’re just true to yourself, let that shine through.”
Sheryl Swoopes, a WNBA lesbian icon, has broken up with her longtime girlfriend and is now engaged to a man. What does that mean?
It is officially time to discuss basketball. FINALLY.