NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Supreme Court made a landmark ruling in favor of marriage equality on Friday. Meanwhile, three of America’s four major pro leagues have yet to employ an openly gay athlete on a regular-season roster.
Jason Collins, who retired in 2014 after breaking the barrier with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, reacted to the news on Twitter:
Michael Sam, now in the CFL after making history in last year’s NFL draft, retweeted presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton:
Others — some gay, some not — celebrated in their own way: