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  1. WNBA - Q&A with WNBA president Laurel Richie on league's Pride ca...

    Mechelle Voepel

    WNBA president Laurel Richie spoke to espnW about the league's "Pride" marketing initiatives, its appreciation for its LGBT audience, and how the league is trying to connect with its core demographics.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  2. Excerpt from 'The Reappearing Act' by Kate Fagan -- espnW

    espnW.com

    In this excerpt from her new book, "The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians," espnW's Kate Fagan describes how she struggled with her motivation as a sophomore, at one point trying to quit the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  3. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  4. espnW -- Why hoops star Brittney Griner is No. 2 on our Impact 10...

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  5. Silence is not golden -espnW

    Kate Fagan

    We have yet to harness the full power of the Sochi/Russia anti-gay law conversation because some voices remain silent. Why? Many fail to see the fears and pressures weighing on a large segment of the sports community: gay female athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  6. espnW and Nine for IX -- Sheryl Swoopes being herself

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  7. espnW -- 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has always existed in sports med...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Jason Collins recently acknowledged their sexuality in different ways, which begs the question of what role we the media should play in "outing" sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  8. espnW -- What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete?

    Kate Fagan

    What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete? Well, the recent news surrounding Brittney Griner shows the changing dialogue around gay athletes in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  9. Nine for IX -- Film summary and director for 'Swoopes'

    ESPN Films

    Sheryl Swoopes has struggled with love, family, money and lack of recognition, but she has never lost her spirit. In this portrait, you will meet someone who is not your everyday superstar, but a woman who has defied a multitude of labels.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  10. Games We're Watching: Blast from the past

    Adena Andrews

    Take a trip back in time as Tracy McGrady starts -- and might actually be effective -- for a team again. While you're at it, you also can enjoy some competitive conference play among the nation's top women's and men's college teams.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011