QUOTE: Travis Waldron on Griner and Collins

At Think ProgressJason Collins, Brittney Griner, And Sexuality And Masculinity In Men’s and Women’s Sports

What brings Collins and Griner together isn’t that they both came out of the closet in April 2013, but that they are both swimming upstream against the skewed notion that views sexuality and athletic prowess as inextricably linked. For men, that means that being gay makes it impossible to be an athlete. For women, that means that being an athlete, gay or straight, makes it impossible to be a woman. Neither could be further from the truth.