June 20, 2018
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi was awarded the May WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm for her ongoing support of single mothers and their families as well as her support for the LGBTQ community in Phoenix.
An active member and advocate in the LGBTQ community, Taurasi is focused on using her platform to promote inclusion and equality. In conjunction with local non-profit One Community, Taurasi and Mercury center Brittney Griner took part in an event called Off the Record Live: Out in Sports. The two WNBA stars spoke about the journey and the challenges that come with being openly out in professional sports.