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Nets Sign Collins for Remainder of Season

Jason Collins has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets. The NBA’s first openly gay player had finished his second 10-day contract, which meant the Nets had to sign him for the remainder of

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How Glenn Burke Helped Pave The Way For Michael Sam

Glenn Burke faced the same discrimination Michael Sam and Jason Collins now face--35 years ago.

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Jason Collins Talked With Sam Before He Came Out

Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out last summer, met with Michael Sam a few days before

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Jason Collins Upset About Still Being Unsigned

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

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NBA’s Reaction to Jason Collins Coming Out

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.