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Coming Out in Sports

National Gay And Lesbian Athlete Hall Of Fame Launches In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On the heels of Jason Collins making headlines for coming out in a Sports Illustrated editorial and Brittney Griner publicly addressing her sexuality,...

Jason Collins Says 'I'm Gay' In The NBA: Why This Is Huge

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The magnitude of NBA player Jason Collins' coming out today cannot be overestimated. He breaks a barrier that we've been waiting for someone to plunge through: a major league sports player saying "I'm gay" while still playing and at the height of his career.

LOOK: 27 Inspiring Athletes Who Have Come Out Of The Closet

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jason Collins, a free agent who played with the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards during the National Basketball Association's 2012-13 season,...