All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gay athlete’

Derrick Gordon Comes Out as D-1’s First Gay Athlete

After transferring to the University of Massachusetts from Western Kentucky University to be closer to his family, UMass basketball guard Derrick Gordon still found himself alone and unhappy. “There were a few occasions where he’d roll off by himself rather than with the rest of his teammates or he’d leave the Mullins Center looking like something was on his mind. …

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Jason Collins Says He Has Been Taunted With Gay Insults From One NBA Player

After receiving tons of positive support following his coming out, it seems that Jason Collins is still feeling negativity from at least one person. He is the first openly gay player in the NBA, and is a center for the Brooklyn Nets. Another player in the NBA, from an opposing team, has reportedly been taunting Jason Collins because of his …

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