Real Fan Life: Layshia Clarendon and Jeremy Sisto


On this episode of the #RealFanLife podcast, I catch up with Layshia Clarendon of the WNBA’s Indiana Fever. She recently wrote a powerful piece for The Players’ Tribune discussing, above all, identity, especially where religion and sexuality overlap.

Layshia and I speak in more detail on the topic, as well as on cultivating a creative lifestyle and the responsibilities of professional athletes.

I also sit down with actor Jeremy Sisto, who plays a professional tennis player in a new film called Break Point, which he also produced. Perfect timing with the U.S. Open in full swing.

Keeping the Faith

I identify as black, gay, female, non-cisgender and Christian. I am an outsider even on the inside of every community to which I belong. My very existence challenges every racial, sexual, gender and religious barrier.

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