23rd August 2014
Brittney Griner named defensive player of the year by WNBA
2:46 PM — Brittney Griner has been named the Defensive Player of the Year by the WNBA.
18th August 2014
US: Basketball star Brittney Griner proposes to girlfriend
4:24 PM — Basketball star Brittney Griner and girlfriend Glory Johnson recently became engaged to be married.
1st August 2014
US: ESPN premieres new documentary profiling Brittney Griner
11:08 PM — ESPN has release a documentary called “Lifesize: Brittney Griner” as part of its “Nine for IX” short film series.
22nd May 2014
WNBA launches new campaign to get more LGBT fans
12:08 PM — The US Women’s National Basketball Association is launching a new marketing campaign directly targeting the LGBT community.
31st August 2013
US: Women’s basketball star protests against same-sex marriage 64
1:39 PM — A Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) player has spoke out against an LGBT anti-discrimination bill in San Antonio, saying she does not support same-sex marriages.
29th May 2013
US: First college men’s basketball player to come out: ‘You’ve got to be comfortable with who you are’ 5
2:08 AM — Following the lead of other professional athletes to come out and continue playing in a US professional team sport, a Kansas college men's basketball player, appears to have become the first to come out during a college career, and said: "If you are comfortable with yourself, you can do anything."
20th May 2013
Brittney Griner: University basketball coach told me not to come out 1
5:42 PM — Recently out, openly lesbian US basketball star Brittney Griner, has spoken out to say that her college basketball coaches asked her not to come out, in case it damaged the reputation of the team for prospective recruits.