That remains the case today. She was called up to the national team to play against Germany. Tobin forced out of the lineup after coming down with an illness. Month after month, there was no improvement.
Retired WNBA player reveals she was bullied for being straight, by Steve Sailer - The Unz Review
Brittney Griner Comes Out as Lesbian; #1 WNBA Pick "Always Open" About Sexuality
Under ordinary circumstances, the retirement of a physically broken-down defender who never set foot or wonky ankle on the pitch this season would be filed under ho-hum. One in 4, What does it tell us? Since he came out in , only two other openly gay men have surfaced—Michael Sam and Jason Collins. Neither lasted much longer than a hiccup. There are, no doubt, gay men in all five leagues, but they remain closeted. And it extends beyond team sports.
NBA opens door to moving 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte
L ast week was a pretty good one for Brittney Griner. A few days later, she sat down alongside the nos. Maybe it was amazing for its utter whateverness.
That is because Gov. It runs counter to the NBA's position on issues regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The move invalidates a previous law, a nondiscrimination ordinance, in Charlotte that allowed transgender people to use the bathroom of their identified gender. We are deeply concerned that this discriminatory law runs counter to our guiding principles of equality and mutual respect and do not yet know what impact it will have on our ability to successfully host the All-Star Game in Charlotte. Could the All-Star Game be relocated in protest?