Star center for the Phoenix Mercury, Brittney Griner, warmed hearts in the audience when she kneeled down on one knee and proposed to her girlfriend Glory Johnson, who plays for the Tulsa Shock. “Last Night was a Night to Remember I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life!” Griner wrote under a picture she posted on Instagram. The widespread media attention to the very public engagement comes just months after the WNBA announced that it would actively market itself to the gay and lesbian community, and allowing their teams and athletes to participate in Pride events across the country. [WaPo]
Congrats to a gorgeous couple.