NBA’s Jason Collins Is First Active Pro-Athlete to Come Out

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NBA center Jason Collins set an historical precedent Monday, coming out as gay in Sports Illustrated.

“I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” Collins, states in the cover story of the latest Sports Illustrated.

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“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

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