Basketball star Sue Bird has officially come out as a lesbian and revealed that she is dating U. She said she considered coming out publicly before, such as during the 2016 Olympics. While Bird called Rapinoe her go-to person for advice, she said it isn’t because of her that she is coming out now.
The platinum blond midfielder has a history of coming up big in big moments, and she did just that in a 3-1 win over Australia.Sue Bird realized she was gay while at the University of Connecticut, but she waited until her 15th year in the WNBA to announce it publicly. 1 overall pick in the 2002 WNBA draft by the Seattle Storm, with whom she has spent her entire career, winning two league titles and becoming a 10-time all-star.In a lengthy profile published Thursday by ESPN, Bird came out and said that she was in a relationship with soccer star Megan Rapinoe. Rapinoe, a World Cup and Olympic gold medal winner with the U. women’s national team, has played for the NWSL’s Seattle Reign since 2013, and she told ESPN that they “just sort of clicked” last fall.It also included the fact that she’s dating soccer star and United States Women’s National Team hero Megan Rapinoe.A private, quiet superstar in the WNBA, Bird opened up in the piece that addresses Bird’s sexuality with a quote from her partner.