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Layshia Clarendon leads the fight in the war being waged on transgender Americans

Emerging as a force to be reckoned with against gender identity discrimination, Layshia Clarendon, the WNBA’s first openly trans and non-binary player, has been nominated for the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. Yet, in the same breath that we celebrate the joy of gender euphoria for countless people challenging the gender binary, we must band together and fight the intentional harms caused to our transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming siblings. In short, we are at a time where federal and state legislation has waged war against transgender and non-binary Americans. This prompted us to look into where states housing the 12 WNBA teams stand in terms of LGBTQ protections and anti-trans legislation. ...

Ranking the Rookies: A look at how the 2021 WNBA draft picks are performing

Injuries, limited playing time, trades and revolving-door roster spots characterize what many rookies of the WNBA's 2021 draft class are dealing with as they also try to level up to the speed, timing and defensive trends of the pros. One month into the season, Michaela Onyenwere, Aari McDonald, Charlie Collier and DiJonai Carrington have made invaluable contributions to their respective teams in double-digit minutes per game. ...

It’s WNBA Draft Day 2021!

Charli Collier, a 6-foot-5 forward/center (Texas), is expected to be selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft, but she is not a lock. With the top picks literally anyone's guess, we compiled a draft package featuring: primers on the 1997 Elite Draft and the 1997 WNBA Draft, players to keep on your radar in 2021 and a peek at the swag packages the top prospects will receive on draft night....