We can't be scared of controversy

Updated: October 10, 2013, 6:14 PM ET
By Kate Fagan | espnW.com

DANA POINT, Calif. -- Two months ago, I proposed a panel discussion for espnW's Women + Sports Summit. My goal was to address some of the issues that have long been pushed to the background in women's sports -- topics that affect the LGBT community, and touch on the subject of inclusion.

The title of the panel was "The Griner Effect: Breaking Down Barriers in Women's Sports."

The title refers of course to WNBA star Brittney Griner. And while her name certainly ...

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