Jason Collins and Conner Mertens, the first active NBA star and college football player to come out, respectively, open up about the unique struggle closeted athletes face.
“You know, I hate gay people, so I let it be known,” proclaimed former NBA star Tim Hardaway. “I don't like gay people and I don't like to be around gay people. I am homophobic. I don't like it. It shouldn't be in the world or in the United States.”