Nike Sign First Lesbian. WNBA Player Brittney Griner
Houston Texas Raised, Baylor To WNBA Brittany Griner Plays. The Sport of Women’s Basketball Has a Star on The Rise Just Being, HER. Nike Jumped at The Oppurtunity To Sign The Openly Gay Athlete To Represent Their Brand
No secret there are a few lesbian players in the WNBA, but Griner’s signing with Nike is deeper than some think. This Move is Breaking The Barrier of Being a Walking Brand No Matter Your Sexuality. If People Love You, They Love You. This Move shows that the league is working to innovate a new image of acceptance, and tapping in the market of where money goes on trees if you plant the right seeds. This Tree is Sure To Blossom.
ESPN Magazine Latest Issue, Brittney Griner Delivers a Power Statement;
“I am 100-percent happy. When I was at Baylor, I wasn’t fully happy because I couldn’t be all the way out. It feels so good saying it: I am a strong, black lesbian woman. Every single time I say it, I feel so much better.”
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