Layshia Clarendon hits the cover of ESPN


Layshia Clarendon is hitting the front page.

Clarendon revealed Thursday morning that they are this month’s ESPN’s cover athlete. The story, written by Katie Barnes, details Clarendon’s journey as the WNBA’s first openly nonbinary and transgender athlete.

The story further highlights the strides Clarendon has taken in the WNBA, both on and off the court, in being an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.

Clarendon was recently re-signed by the Minnesota Lynx.