Brittney Griner Acknowledges That She’s Gay, Is Awesome

“Just be who you are.”

While the male sports world loses its collective mind over the prospect of athletes coming out, sometimes it’s refreshing and see how simple and uncomplicated women can be about the issue.

2. Enter the biggest women's basketball star in the world: Brittney Griner. Griner, the first pick in this week's WNBA draft, has never publicly acknowledged her sexuality, but as we see from this interview, it wasn't because of fear.

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