The lack of media attention given to Griner's public coming out on Sports Illustrated may highlight the differences between perceptions of LGBT inclusion in men's and women's professional sports.
Former professional football linebacker and outspoken gay rights advocate Scott Fujita has retired from the NFL after 11 seasons in the league.
Future Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner publicly announces the fact that she identifies as gay in an interview with Sports Illustrated.
The Washington Blade recognizes Pat Griffin for her contributions to LGBT advocacy in the sports world.
Campus Pride is hosting a free webinar series with Anna Aagenes from GO! Athletes to discuss LGBT issues in collegiate athletics.
A new study published by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network reports on the experiences of LGBT youth in middle and high School athletic environments, and shows that while many LGBT young people still have negative experiences with sports, those who do participate see serious benefits.