Love & Basketball: Does WNBA Players Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson Give “Love” a Bad Name in the LGBT Community?




Talk about “first come love, then came marriage, then came the baby and the baby carriage”

No limericks or riddles here-that really happened.

All in a matter of 28 days (a record that even Brittney Spears beat in her reported 55 days of bliss) Phoenix Mercury Center: Brittney Griner and Tulsa Shock player: Glory Johnson ran with the torch and take the cake-literally.



First it was all bliss and much to everyone’s surprise and oblige that two people (who just so happened to have been women) found love and wanted to tell the world:


…then engaged mid August 2014:



The next thing we heard was that the both of them were arrested for fighting each other (April 22, 2015).

Here’s the recording of that 911 call



Before the ink could dry on what, if any charges either faced, the two shared their news with the world that they would be getting married:



They did, on May 8:



All was fair in love and basketball but (unbeknownst of Glory), there was a


Author: OSFMagWriter

Spitfire . Media Maestro . Writing Rhinoceros .