A slam dunk for love: Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson get engaged

Phoenix Mercury basketball player Brittney Griner proposed to her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock player Glory Johnson last week. The couple announced the engagement on Instagram.

Griner accepted a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco in 2013. Brittney spoke about coming out to her mom in ninth grade: "It's like a light came on me, on the inside, around me... I felt like I was Brittney Griner. I wasn't hiding anymore." She continued: "If you know then you know. Come out. Don't hide it. Be who you are." Check out the video:

Congrats to the happy couple! 


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