Feb 24, 2014 — The first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation's four major professional sports, Collins has joined the Brooklyn Nets. There was applause and some fans stood when he played Sunday.
May 2, 2013 — When the veteran NBA player Jason Collins came out, an old narrative about black antigay sentiment was resurrected. But is it true?
Apr 30, 2013 — The newly out NBA player's story shares some similarities and some differences with other high-profile individuals, which can tell us a lot about the dynamics of coming out today.
Apr 29, 2013 — The president of the NBA's Golden State Warriors came out in 2011. He said Monday that Collins' announcement helped him avoid a traffic ticket.
Apr 29, 2013 — A veteran of 12 seasons in the league, the basketball player says he's going public now because he's confronted "who I really am and what I really want." While some players from major team sports have come out after retiring, he's the first to do so while still planning to play.