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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
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  3. WNBA launches marketing campaign directed at LGBT community

    The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to the LGBT community, a move that makes it the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender fans to its games.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  4. NFL - What is Michael Sam's marketing value?

    Darren Rovell

    Michael Sam will have marketing opportunities, but with which companies?

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  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. UConn Huskies women speak out on sexual discrimination

    Members of Connecticut's NCAA champion women's basketball team are taking a lead role in a national campaign in support of lesbian and bisexual athletes in women's sports.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  7. Prosecutor -- Former Nebraska Cornhuskers women's basketball team...

    A former University of Nebraska women's basketball star faked an attack in which she allegedly carved anti-gay slurs into her skin because she felt it would spark change, police said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  8. Central Michigan wins ruling in former player's lawsuit

    A federal judge has dismissed parts of a lawsuit against Central Michigan University and its women's basketball coach, who is accused of dropping a scholarship partly because a player isn't a lesbian.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2009
  9. Penn State's Portland makes 'difficult' decision to quit

    Penn State women's basketball coach Rene Portland resigned, ending a 27-year tenure that included 605 wins and allegations she discriminated against lesbian players.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2007
  10. Penn State coach, ex-player reach settlement

    A former Penn State women's basketball player settled a discrimination lawsuit filed against longtime Lady Lions coach Rene Portland and the university on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2007
  11. Penn State reprimands, fines coach Portland

    Penn State fined women's basketball coach Rene Portland $10,000 after concluding she violated university policy in her treatment of a player who was perceived to be a lesbian.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  12. Swoopes' coming out has tie-in to endorsement deal

    Darren Rovell

    The coming-out announcements of hoops star Sheryl Swoopes and golfer Rosie Jones have a common denominator; both are endorsers of a lesbian travel service.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2005
  13. Will Portland finally feel heat after latest accusations?

    Mechelle Voepel

    Facing new allegations of anti-lesbian bias, will Penn State coach Rene Portland finally come under fire?

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2005
  14. Penn State to review anti-lesbian bias accusations

    Penn State will review accusations of discrimination by a gay rights advocacy group against women's basketball coach Rene Portland.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2005
  15. Group says Penn State coach biased

    A gay rights advocacy group is accusing Penn State women's basketball coach Rene Portland with being biased against lesbians.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2005
  16. Center is only current player to go public

    Minnesota Lynx center Michele Van Gorp became the only current WNBA player to acknowledge publicly that she's a lesbian, doing so in a recent GLBT magazine issue and subsequently in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2004
  17. Lesbian group protests at WNBA game

    Lesbian fans of the New York Liberty accused the WNBA team's management of ignoring their presence at Madison Square Garden and protested by kissing during Friday night's game.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2002