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Jason Collins, NBA's First Openly Gay Player, Announces Retirement

Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, has announced he's retiring from the league. "It feels wonderful to have been part of these milestones for sports and for gay rights, and to have been embraced by the public, the coaches, the pla… Read more

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Obama addresses Syria, Jason Collins in press conference
01:33 — On his 100th day into his second term, President Obama fielded questions from reporters during a press conference discussing the sequester, Syria, and (more…)
Ayanbadejo, Tuaolo on what Jason Collins means for gay professional athletes
06:56 — Brendon Ayanbadejo, an LGBT ally and NFL free agent, and Esera Tuaolo, an openly gay former NFL player who did not come out while he was still playing (more…)
Jason Collins Honored With GLSEN Courage Award
02:43 — NBA player Jason Collins has enjoyed an outpouring of support since going public earlier this month as the first active male athlete in a major team s (more…)

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Jason Collins Signs with Brooklyn Nets, Becomes NBA's First Openly Gay Player

Jason Collins has signed a contract with the Brooklyn Nets, making him the first openly gay player i…

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College Football Player and NFL Prospect Michael Sam: "I Am an Openly, Proud Gay Man"

University of Missouri football player Michael Sam has publicly come out as gay, potentially making…

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Howard Kurtz's new series MediaBuzz will premiere on Fox News Channel in early September, the networ…

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Oprah Asks Jason Collins About the "Stigma" of Being a Gay African-American

Being the first active male athlete in one of the major professional sports to come out was a pretty…