No, Women’s Basketball’s Lack of Popularity Isn’t Due to Racism, Homophobia

Member of the WNBA’s championship winning Seattle Storm, Sue Bird has a theory as to why women’s basketball is less popular than women’s soccer and it goes like this, “to be blunt it’s the demographic of who’s playing. Women’s soccer players generally are cute little white girls while WNBA players, we are all shapes and sizes … a lot of black, gay, tall women ……