NBA veteran Jason Collins is the first active male player in a major American professional sport to come out as gay. The 34-year old center revealed his sexuality in a first-person account for Sports Illustrated, […]
Clinton said that Collins’ announcement on Monday is an “important moment” for professional sports and the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”
The NFL distributed a document to its teams Monday reiterating its anti-discrimination policy on sexual orientation.
The New Jersey Nets, who went 1,186-1,634 and never had an identity while they toiled in the frigid marsh of North Jersey, will move to Brooklyn next year hoping to find one.