13 Moments Brittney Griner Stole Our Hearts In Her ESPN Profile

The out WNBA star opened up to ESPN about being a gay female athlete, and the misconceptions others may have about her.

1. When she posed with this large reptile like it was no big deal:

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Call her names if you like — @PhoenixMercury’s @BrittneyGriner is done hiding from haters:

2. When she opened up:

3. When she showed off her boarding skills:

4. When she talked fashion:

5. When she did this:

6. When she dropped this truth-bomb on the world:

7. When she took down stereotypes:

8. When she showed off her ink:

9. When she wore a hat and did this thing:

10. When she discussed the constant bullying she has endured:

12. When she warned the haters to back off:

13. Never change, Brittney.

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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