The WNBA and NBA stand up for LGBTQ youth on #SpiritDay

Today, the NBA and WNBA went purple to show their support for LGBTQ youth, as the world takes a stand against bullying.

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October 14, 2015

Nothing but net! WNBA plays against bullying on #SpiritDay

The WNBA is rallying behind the anti-bullying cause this Spirit Day, showing its support for LGBT youth by going purple.

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October 16, 2014

The WNBA takes a stand for #spiritday

The WNBA took to social media this morning to stand against the bullying of LGBT youth for Spirit Day.

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June 27, 2014

WNBA celebrates equality with a new Pride Campaign

New York Liberty Women's basketball team celebrates pride tonight, just two days before NYC Pride march, the NY Liberty invites fans to celebrate diversity, pride and equality in sports.

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November 20, 2013

VOTE: Brittney Griner as the #Impact10 female athlete in 2013

Vote for Brittney Griner on ESPNW as the female athlete who has made the most impact in 2013

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Brittney Griner Publicly Comes Out as Gay in Interview with Sports Illustrated

Future Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner publicly announces the fact that she identifies as gay in an interview with Sports Illustrated.

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December 25, 2012

Ten Memorable LGBT Sports Moments of 2012

There have been so many of these lists in the previous weeks. I've read several on this topic alone, and the great thing is that they all agree that 2012 was a truly banner year - to use a sports metaphor - for the elevation of this conversation into the public consciousness.
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LGBT Sports Leagues Join #SpiritDay

Over a dozen sports organizations have signed on to go purple for this year’s Spirit Day, helping ensure that the anti-bullying message is seen and heard around the country by fans of basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, wrestling and racing.

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