Glenn Burke faced the same discrimination Michael Sam and Jason Collins now face--35 years ago.
Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out last summer, met with Michael Sam a few days before
In April, veteran NBA center Jason Collins made history by becoming the first active player in any of the four major sports to come out as gay. He became an icon overnight, drawing support from all corners of the
Jason Collins has become the first active pro athele to be openly gay. In an interview with Sports Illustrated Collins announced, “I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport.