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Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics poses for a portrait during Media Day on September 28, 2012 at the Boston Sports Club in Waltham, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s Jason Collins Confided In SF Judge Before Coming Out

When Jason Collins contemplated whether to come out as the first openly gay active member of a major U.S. professional sports league, the first family member he confided in was his aunt, a San Francisco Superior Court judge.