Not many people watch the WNBA and it creates a hate “aura” around people. Although it does impact sexism in a positive way, it also negatively affects it, especially when WNBA players complain about their salaries and compare them to NBA players’ salaries. How much they get paid reflects on how many people watch the games, which not many people do.
To add on, the talent in the league is horrific and players still wonder why no one is watching. When the whole league's best highlight is a rim grazing dunk, complaining about viewership seems silly. Lack of viewership corresponds with salary when the League's revenue is about $60 million (league splits revenue). When compared to the far superior NBA, who is making roughly $8 billion in revenue(league spits revenue). All in all, the WNBA causes many problems and is treated as if it’s a joke and should be repealed.