Just in time for Valentine’s Day, GQ‘s Modern Lovers Issue covers Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird,
“a power couple unlike any the sports world has ever seen.”
Between the championships and Olympic medals they’ve won on the field/court find out the story of their (awkward) meeting in Rio up to Rapinoe’s proposal in Antigua last fall.
They share how they’ve helped each other as athletes, their Black Lives Matter activism, and how they hope to set an example for future generations by,
“merely existing together—by being gay and joyfully in love in public.”
Rapinoe & Bird are one of three print covers which also feature sports stars like Russell Wilson & singer Ciara, and tennis prodigy Naomi Osaka and rapper Cordae.
Megan & Sue Ask Each Other 43 Questions
What’s Megan biggest fear? What is the first thing Sue does when she wakes up? Find out who knows the other better! (OMG, they are SO cute and SO in love…)
“Oh, my God, you’re making me nervous.
You’re actually making me nervous.
Do you not know?
No, I do, you’re making me nervous!
I’m Megan Rapinoe, and this is my fiance.
I’m Sue Bird, and this is the GQ Couples Quiz
which I’m pretty sure we’re going to fail miserably.
So here we go.
Let’s dive right in...”