Monday, April 29, 2013

Pro-Basketball Player Jason Collins Comes Out

‘I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.’ | National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Blog

Unbelievably, Jason Collins is the first gay male professional team athlete to come out.  Hopefully his courageous statement will help break down the homophobia in professional male sports...

Homophobia has been a long-term problem in male professional sports, which I and UK gay activist Peter Tatchell tried to call attention to back in 2002, when we protested Mike Tyson's homophobic rants when he came to Memphis to fight Lenox Lewis... Mike Tyson Hugs Gay Activist

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