The Golden State Warriors Are Champions—that was the headline on Monday night as the Warriors succeeded in defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Never did I think that one day playing football and being gay would be a reality, but today it is. My-King Johnson is one example of what being a gay athlete in America looks like today.
First there was cheering – then murmuring, whispering, and silence. Stillness descended on the Olympic stadium as two athletes stood atop the medals podium, bowed their heads, and thrust their gloved fists toward the sky.
Widely recognized as one of the greatest women’s basketball players of all time, Swoopes gained national attention by scoring over 1,000 points in 46 games during her collegiate career at Texas Tech University.