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WNBA Player Who is the First Transgender Athlete in League History
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Layshia Clarendon Biography

Layshia Clarendon plays for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association and has made history as the first transgender player in WNBA history. They played college basketball at the University of California, Berkeley. The 2012–2013 season saw Clarendon become a team leader and receive national recognition for their abilities, culminating in their place as a finalist for the Senior Class Award. For the 2012–2013 regular season, the Clarendon-led Bears compiled earned the 2nd seed in the NCAA tournament and made the team’s first Final Four appearance. Clarendon was selected 9th overall in the 2013 WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever. They have also played for the Atlanta Dream, Connecticut Sun, and New York Liberty.


Clarendon is a noted social advocate, speaker and writer, who is often asked to lend their voice and opinions on various social topics. In June 2020, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first LGBTQ Pride parade, Queerty named them among the fifty heroes “leading the nation toward equality, acceptance, and dignity for all people”.


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