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The WNBA's Pride predicament

The league's new campaign is first to market specifically to LGBT community

Originally Published: June 20, 2014
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It's Friday night after a tough loss, and the San Antonio Stars' Jayne Appel has another WNBA game to play in less than 24 hours. But she's taking time to tell a group of fans why speaking out on LGBT rights is so important to her.

Appel, a Stanford graduate and native Californian, grew up in an atmosphere of accepting other people and their differences. So when a roommate in college tearfully told Appel that she was gay, Appel at first was a bit stunned that ...

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