PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 10: Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury steps up onto the dugout as she leaves her seat while attending the MLB game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on May 10, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.
The coaches thought that if it seemed like they condoned it, people wouldn't let their kids come play for Baylor.
It was more of a unwritten law [to not discuss your sexuality]. ... It was just kind of, like, one of those things, you know, just don't do it
It was more of a unwritten law [to not discuss your sexuality] ... it was just kind of, like, one of those things, you know, just don't do itMore quotes »
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New York Times: Brittney Griner will change how Baylor views gay alumni
Freedman of the New York Times recently wrote that he feels a ‘Brittney Griner effect’ will soon transform how Baylor alumni and donors view and accept gay and lesbian alumni. He writes that Griner is the most famous example of this, but that many have not 5/18/13 from Dallas Morning News - Blogs Read more »
Brittney Griner says Baylor coach Kim Mulkey told players to keep quiet on sexuality
May 18, 2013, 1:31 PM ET ESPN.com Former Baylor women's basketball star Brittney Griner says that Kim Mulkey, her college head coach, told players not to be open publicly about their sexuality because it would hurt recruiting and look bad for the program. 5/18/13 from ESPN Read more »
On Religion: Could Griner’s Announcement That She’s Lesbian Be a Game Changer at Baylor?
Baptist Sissies ,” about four boys growing up gay in fundamentalist Christian communities. So Mr. Collins has watched the Brittney Griner affair with acute interest. “Someone always has to be first,” he said. “And when there’s a great shining beacon who can from The New York Times Read more »
WNBA: Women's National Brittney (Griner) Association
national TV as well. And when it comes to national network appearances, Phoenix leads the way with #1 2013 WNBA Draft Pick Brittney Griner: 2013 National Television Appearances by WNBA Teams Phoenix: ESPN2 (5), ABC (1) Indiana: ESPN2 (3), ABC (1) Los Angeles: from Women Talk Sports Read more »
Brittney Griner's arrival has Diana Taurasi buying hype, for once
also is prone to rolling her eyes at the scene that unfolded at a recent practice, where a flock of media showed up to witness Brittney Griner’s private lesson with NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But this time, Taurasi isn’t a scoffing skeptic. She believes from AZ Central.com Read more »