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Basketball star Brittney Griner comes out as a lesbian and reveals how she was 'picked on
Daily Mail ^ | 04/18/2013

Posted on 04/19/2013 12:17:54 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd

FULL TITLE: Basketball star Brittney Griner comes out as a lesbian and reveals how she was 'picked on for being different'

Brittney Griner, the number one pick in the WNBA draft on Monday, yesterday acknowledged that she is gay and talked about being bullied while growing up.

The 6-foot-8 basketball star, selected by the Phoenix Mercury after an astounding four-career at Baylor, openly discussed her sexuality with Sports Illustrated. When asked about why more female athletes were out as opposed to men, Griner replied: 'I really couldn't give an answer on why that's so different. Being one that's out, it's just being who you are.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: basketball; griner; homosexualagenda; lesbian; notsurprising; sports
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A lesbian? I thought you had to be female to be a lesbian.

Lots of pics at link. In case you wanted to see 'em.

1 posted on 04/19/2013 12:17:54 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Gee, a WNBA personality who’s a lesbian. Who could have guessed?


2 posted on 04/19/2013 12:18:33 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
This is a joke, right?

As far as I know, non-lesbians are not permitted to play women's basketball.

3 posted on 04/19/2013 12:19:18 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: Responsibility2nd

She’s perfect for the Mavericks — grab her Mark.


4 posted on 04/19/2013 12:20:19 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Responsibility2nd

ISGAS - I Scarcely Give A Smelly Shi...er...Shobama.


5 posted on 04/19/2013 12:20:42 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Responsibility2nd

What is he complaining about? For years, he’s been able to dress in the girls’ locker room.

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck.....


6 posted on 04/19/2013 12:21:22 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Responsibility2nd

I am really disappointed. She is so attractive /s


7 posted on 04/19/2013 12:21:27 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You could knock me over with a feather. Who could have guessed.


8 posted on 04/19/2013 12:21:44 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Responsibility2nd
How could we have possibly guessed?


9 posted on 04/19/2013 12:22:37 PM PDT by drewh
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Beat me to it...


10 posted on 04/19/2013 12:22:52 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
... selected by the Phoenix Mercury after an astounding four-career at Baylor ...

Uh, what's a four-career?

11 posted on 04/19/2013 12:23:06 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Who cares? Lots of people were picked on regardless of their sex or race. Shut up already


12 posted on 04/19/2013 12:23:58 PM PDT by funfan
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wait, the big dude was picking on that hottie who is a lez-bean?


13 posted on 04/19/2013 12:24:06 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

It sure is going to be nice when America finally grows up and moves past this homosexuality fad and moves on to “the next big thing.”


14 posted on 04/19/2013 12:24:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I thought she said Lebanese.


15 posted on 04/19/2013 12:26:15 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: Responsibility2nd; Perdogg

I thought Perdogg followed the WNBA?


16 posted on 04/19/2013 12:26:21 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: drewh

OK, I just spit out my lunch, which was delicious I might add.


17 posted on 04/19/2013 12:26:29 PM PDT by catbertz
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Whatever it takes to oppose, criminalize, marginalize, and punish Christian beliefs, that’s what the “next big thing” will be.


18 posted on 04/19/2013 12:26:39 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

She wouldn’t be the first physically freakish girl who got tired of no boys being attracted to her and gave up and decided to go lez.


19 posted on 04/19/2013 12:27:40 PM PDT by Der_Hirnfänger
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To: Responsibility2nd
I'll save this thread...
20 posted on 04/19/2013 12:28:45 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Responsibility2nd
Isn't this the excuse what a friend said about the Sandyhook shooter gave ? because he was " picked on " that he was bullied for years. ?
And now ? the 2 Boston Terrorist say that they could not find friends.
21 posted on 04/19/2013 12:28:52 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Responsibility2nd

22 posted on 04/19/2013 12:30:25 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: MrB; FlingWingFlyer
Whatever it takes to oppose, criminalize, marginalize, and punish Christian beliefs, that’s what the “next big thing” will be.

"Oh... you mean like democrats?"


23 posted on 04/19/2013 12:31:01 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

What are women’s sports coming to? Next thing you know there will be lesbians in the LPGA!


24 posted on 04/19/2013 12:31:48 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo (My world view is accurately expressed in the lyrics of " The Fightin' Side of Me")
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To: Responsibility2nd

A lesbian basketball player, now there’s something you don’t see every day. /s


25 posted on 04/19/2013 12:36:04 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Responsibility2nd

Does she count as one of the pro athletes who are expected to out themselves in the near future, or are those just NFL players?


26 posted on 04/19/2013 12:36:59 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

"I'm a lesbian, but I'm not gay over it. See I wear my wedding band on my right hand."

27 posted on 04/19/2013 12:37:47 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: The_Sword_of_Groo

And some people still think the L in LPGA stands for ladies.


28 posted on 04/19/2013 12:38:41 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Colonel_Flagg

I read recently that Sheryl Swoopes ditched her lesbian lover and is now engaged to a man.


29 posted on 04/19/2013 12:38:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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Liberals

What Can You Say?

Donate

30 posted on 04/19/2013 12:39:23 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Why do these people think we care?


31 posted on 04/19/2013 12:39:30 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Gosh.. this is so...

UNEXPECTED!


32 posted on 04/19/2013 12:42:09 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sometimes coming out is a short trip.


33 posted on 04/19/2013 12:44:44 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: dfwgator

Next we’ll hear women golf pros swing both ways.

But at the end of the day,
Whatever the size of the balls you shun,
You take your licking
And then you’ll be a man, my son! (Daughter?)


34 posted on 04/19/2013 12:44:59 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Yeah, because there are so many men looking for women to date, who are 6 foot 8, right?


35 posted on 04/19/2013 12:45:35 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: MrB

It’s already happening and the latest craze.


36 posted on 04/19/2013 12:46:05 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Responsibility2nd

Wait till NASCAR burns out on black pandering...

“Today on pit row we say Junior Bifflesweed do a fabulous makeover on his all aluminum small block Chevy!
“Well Jim, I thought it was simply too vanilla you know? So I added a couple points of compression and now I just feel those good vibrations all over! Oh and of course I have to tell you about my work with oppressed gay kids. You know Jim, I was bullied a lot when I came to NASCAR but since President Obama outlawed hetrosexual bigots, I feel FABULOUS!!!:


37 posted on 04/19/2013 12:48:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Responsibility2nd

6’ 8” of shemale pulchritude - and they treated her “different”

waaaaaa

all the way to the bank


38 posted on 04/19/2013 12:49:41 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Responsibility2nd

There’s a lesbian in the WNBA???? I’m shocked, I tell you. shocked!


39 posted on 04/19/2013 12:51:59 PM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: Responsibility2nd

At first read of the title, I thought she was being ridiculed for being a lezbo in the WNBA which I always thought was an entrance requirement.

Oh, she was picked on as a kid growing up. Get in line chikie (OK, maybe that doesn’t apply to this particular person) but name one person in the history of history, who wasn’t picked on as a kid. Some even had the extra benefit from having an alcoholic father who liked to beat their kids up (I’m not talking about me, I’ve never seen my father hammered at anytime in his life), so guess what, we’re all in the same boat so get over it, join the WNBA or write a book which Oprah will fall all over her big self to promote it.

She could be another Maya Angelou, in other words, she sucks but since she’s black, lets give her a book (or what she might call poetry, we normal readers just think it’s a jumble of words strung together and you either get it or you don’t, I don’t). I know why the caged Gerbil screams.

But above all please shut up. I’ve had things happen to me which would make her ‘story’ too treacly for Lassie.


40 posted on 04/19/2013 12:53:03 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
“Well Jim, I thought it was simply too vanilla you know? So I added a couple points of compression and now I just feel those good vibrations all over! Oh and of course I have to tell you about my work with oppressed gay kids. You know Jim, I was bullied a lot when I came to NASCAR but since President Obama outlawed hetrosexual bigots, I feel FABULOUS!!!:


41 posted on 04/19/2013 12:55:05 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: Responsibility2nd

[sarcasm] NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! [/sarcasm]


42 posted on 04/19/2013 12:55:58 PM PDT by DarrellZero
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To: Responsibility2nd

Griner is Exhibit A that homosexuality born trait, not a choice (at least for some). She is clearly a mix of male and female genes. She is 6’ 8”, built like a man with manly features. She has a male voice and somewhat of a male hairline. She is slim like a woman and has women’s parts. There was zero doubt in my mind she was lesbian from the first time I saw her.


43 posted on 04/19/2013 1:04:24 PM PDT by ilgipper (The lesson for the GOP is simple - don't let the opposition define you)
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To: ilgipper

I guess you also argue that pedophilia (is a) born trait too.

Polygamists? Born that way, huh?


44 posted on 04/19/2013 1:09:08 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: ilgipper

that would make her only half lesbian then....(is that an adams apple, or are you just glad to see me?)


45 posted on 04/19/2013 1:09:17 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: Lx
Re: 40

LOL! I guess I'm not the only Maya Angelou fan out there. I've read some pretty good poetry in the past ... I'm not sure what I'd call Miss (or Mrs) Angelou's scribblings. To each his own, I guess...

46 posted on 04/19/2013 1:12:43 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“As far as I know, non-lesbians are not permitted to play women’s basketball.”

You never had any daughters who wanted to play basketball??

Basketball is a very honorable sport for high school girls to play and to then to go on to college and play.


47 posted on 04/19/2013 1:15:34 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (ok)
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To: El Cid

I read “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” or as much of it as I could stomach, when it first came out.

Gave a new meaning to the word “swill”.


48 posted on 04/19/2013 1:17:54 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

So you’re saying that jokes at the expense of the homosexual lobby are verboten?


49 posted on 04/19/2013 1:24:31 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Lesbian women’s basketball star. Why is this considered news? Now if she came out as straight, it would be worthy of above the fold headlines? A dyke? SOP.


50 posted on 04/19/2013 1:25:00 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Free goodies for all -- Freedom for none.)
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