NBA veteran center and Stanford graduate Jason Collins has become the first active male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.
It’s tempting to compare Jason Collins with Jackie Robinson; after all, the biopic about Robinson, “42″, is a hot movie ticket right now and both are pioneers.
Kwame Harris is acknowledging publicly that he’s gay. The former Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman discussed his sexuality Friday on CNN.
If Josh Dixon makes the cut at the US Olympic team trials in San Jose on Thursday, he could also make history as the first openly gay gymnast to compete at the Olympics.