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Derrick Gordon Comes Out as D-1′s First 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 …

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

Jason Collins Signs with NBA’s Nets Jason Collins Signs with NBA’s Nets

Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in one of North America’s four major professional sports Sunday, when he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets in the afternoon and then appeared in uniform hours later against the …

Jason Collins: 1st Openly Gay NBA Player Re-Signed Jason Collins: 1st Openly Gay NBA Player Re-Signed

Although Jason Collins should be admired for his courage to be the first openly gay NBA player, he should be ever more applauded for joining the slightly ramshackled Brooklyn Nets today. While already proven brave, Collins shows that he may …

Barkley: Gay Players Were “No Big Deal” In The NBA Barkley: Gay Players Were “No Big Deal” In The NBA
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Charles Barkley knows a thing or two about the NBA. He was a player for more than 15 years so surely he would know something about gay players in the league, right? In a radio interview on the Dan Patrick …

Howard Kurtz Fired After Jason Collins Story Howard Kurtz Fired After Jason Collins Story
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Howard Kurtz, the writer whose piece on Jason Collins drew backlash earlier this week, has been fired from The Daily Beast. Kurtz alleged in his story that Collins, who has just come out as a gay man, didn’t come clean …