NBA’s Jason Collins comes out in SI interview

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I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. … I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

Jason Collins, of the Washington Wizards, coming out in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated. (Sports Illustrated

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