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Originally published in Tikkun Daily | Jason Collins today became the first active NBA player to reveal his gay identity in the league's history. And he did so on the pages of Sports Illustrated ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 118 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 02:12 PM PDT with 225 Recommends
Howard Kurtz, grimacing under the weight of his homophobia. For real. Last night, Putz Kurtz loosely piled together a collection of words from the English language in what could very generously be ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 284 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 219 Recommends
Not once, but twice, yesterday, I spotted memes questioning President Barack Obama’s taking the time to reach out to Jason Collins – the first openly-gay major sport male athlete in the U.S. ...
by SouthernDemRon
Comment Count 274 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT with 192 Recommends
This will be the major story on sports talk radio today for sure, and elsewhere: 12-year NBA veteran Jason Collins has announced that he is gay : I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.
by Spud1
Comment Count 116 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:25 AM PDT with 134 Recommends
I'm not certain if anyone has noticed, but recently a new member has been invited into the ranks of 'hated minorities': homophobic bigots! According to the barrel of wacky wingnuts at the Family ...
by Ticorules
Comment Count 92 comments on Sat May 11, 2013 at 02:57 PM PDT with 96 Recommends
I am so proud of my bro @jasoncollins34 for being real. #FTheHaters http://t.co/...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 109 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
Last week, Jason Collins became the first openly gay player in the four major male sports in America. Like literally thousands of others, Green Bay Packers alum LeRoy Butler (inventor of the Lambeau ...
by leftilicious
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 01:37 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
Yesterday's history-making announcement from veteran NBA journeyman Jason ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 99 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:46 PM PDT with 78 Recommends
Yes, I am talking to you, unimaginative hack with credentials supplied by ESPN. Chris Broussard had an opinion about the Jason Collins coming-out party, and I commend him for being willing to ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 10:51 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
There were many reactions to the admission from current NBA player Jason Collins that he is gay, mostly positive, some disturbingly negative. But perhaps strangest of all was Howard Kurtz in the ...
by kos
Comment Count 209 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 11:06 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
It's been anticipated for a while; today it happened. I've never heard of Jason Collins. Which is not surprising, since I don't follow major league sports. But I do follow history. And Jason Collins,
by jpmassar
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:26 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
There's been a lot of activity on the homophobia in professional sports front of late, because, so far, it appears that it's not just BEING out (Jason Collins), it's also supporting LGBT Civil ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 09:42 AM PST with 46 Recommends
Jason Collins' coming out as a gay black man, who also happens to be a Christian, drew an immediate rebuke from ESPN analyst Chris Broussard. He said, ""I'm a Christian. I don't agree with ...
by Kwik
Comment Count 69 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 06:18 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The news of 12-year NBA veteran (and active player) Jason Collins announcing that he is gay is groundbreaking moment that is to be celebrated. Encouragingly, the response from his own teammates, ...
by mconvente
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 04:36 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Former Green Bay Packers safety LeRoy Butler was scheduled to give an anti-bullying presentation at a Wisconsin church. The church then learned he had sent out a tweet congratulating Jason Collins ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 05:37 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
While most of the country celebrated Jason Collins for having the courage to ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 12:30 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
According to Newsday: The Nets have reached an agreement with Jason Collins, according to reports, paving the way for him to become the first openly gay athlete to play in one of America's top four ...
by hotdamn
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 10:53 AM PST with 16 Recommends
The courageous decision of NBA player Jason Collins to come out of the closet got me thinking about Ben Shapiro, the right-wing pundit who tweeted about him : “So Jason Collins is a hero because he'
by JohnKWilson
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 10:42 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I'm not a big basketball fan, but today I am going to be buying a number 98 Nets t-shirt. http://nba.si.com/2014/02/28/jason-collins-matthew-shepard-brooklyn-nets-jersey/ Nets center Jason Collins ...
by crystal eyes
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 10:13 AM PST with 7 Recommends
It could be a game that centers around any NBA journeyman. It would go something like this: Chris Webber played with Peja Stojakovich Peja Stojakovich played with Jason Kidd Jason Kidd played with ...
by gravlax
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 02:45 AM PDT with 7 Recommends