Jason Collins

Collins to Become 1st Openly Gay Player With NetsJason Collins became the NBA's first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
D.C. Teacher, Boston Bomb Survivors Will be at State of the Union Speech Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and an openly gay NBA player are among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.
Ex-Wizard Collins Among Inaugural Class of Gay Sports Hall of FameJason Collins will be honored in the inaugural class of what organizers say is the first-of-its-kind National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame.
Obama: Dem-Control Of House Would Solve Obstacles Returning to the town that launched his political career, President Barack Obama gave a boost Wednesday to Democrats chasing control of the House, telling donors he's still seeking compromise with Republicans — but if that fails, it's up to Democrats to finish the job.
MLS' Robbie Rogers Becomes 1st Openly Gay Male to Play in U.S. Pro SportsRobbie Rogers is back where he feels he belongs and is most comfortable. On a soccer field playing the game he's loved since he was a boy. Now that he has revealed the long kept secret that he is gay, he's ready to move on and put the focus on resuming his career.
Gay NBA Player To Headline DNC's Annual LGBT GalaThe Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala.
Kirk Cousins on Potentially Gay Teammates: 'Jesus Showed Love to Everybody'In the wake of Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay professional athlete in major American sports, Kirk Cousins was asked what he thought about the possibility of having gay teammates in the Redskins locker room. His response was a much kinder reflection of Christian standards than ESPN's Chris Broussard's.
Ex-Fiancee Of Gay NBA Player: I 'Had 8 Years Taken Away From' MeThe ex-fiancee of NBA player Jason Collins says she is freezing her eggs.
RGIII: Americans 'Held Hostage By The Tyranny Of Political Correctness'Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Tuesday to complain about the “tyranny of political correctness” he believes is holding American culture “hostage.”
Collins' Announcement Raises the Volume on Pundits and CommentaryJason Collins rattled the status quo Monday by becoming the first openly gay athlete in any of the four major American sports. The 24 hours that have followed the landmark announcement have served as a litmus test for society's reaction when a superstar athlete follows in his footsteps.
Gay NBA Player Previously Engaged To Woman He Dated For 8 YearsNBA player Jason Collins was previously engaged to a woman who he dated for eight years before breaking it off in 2009.
Obama: I 'Couldn't Be Prouder' of Jason CollinsPresident Barack Obama said during a Tuesday press conference that he “couldn’t be prouder” of NBA player Jason Collins revealing he’s gay in a recent Sports Illustrated article.
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