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WNBA Player Speaks Out Against Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday Sep 3, 2013

Silver Stars forward Sophia Young spoke out against an LGBT anti-discrimination bill in San Antonio on Wednesday.

Young, who is out for the season with a torn ACL in her right knee, tweeted her views against the bill saying that the city shouldn't support same sex marriage. She also participated in a pray-in-protest movement.

While the WNBA supported Young's right to speak, The league didn't condone her viewpoint.

''Sophia has the right to express her point of view, however, I do not share her view,'' WNBA president Laurel Richie said in a statement. ''The WNBA supports diversity and we are committed to the equal and fair treatment of all people.''

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  • MNrainbow, 2013-09-03 17:17:28

    Last year when MN had the gay amendment vote I was shocked to see my Asian neighbors had anti gay marriage signs in their yard! I was like really?? Minorities against minorities- UNBELIEAVABLE!!

  • gdhamf, 2013-09-03 20:50:30

    Remember this when she begins to do product endorsements.

  • Caleb Burgess, 2013-09-04 03:28:30

    This woman is the bane of stupid people.. She went to protest the bill witch was anti- discrimination thinking the bill was to pass same sex marriage.. Even after she found out it wasn’t she said the same dam thing thinking she was fightin against peoples rights to marry..

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