Gay at the NBA or how Jason Collins wins at life

Interesting blog, and interesting subject matter!



On the April 29, 2013 Jason Collins came out of the closet and proudly announced he was gay. He became the first active male athlete from one of the four major north American professional team sports to do so. 

Weibo user @达人人人 put it best:

Why are so many people upset about one NBA player’s announcement that he’s gay? Celebrities have congratulated him, the president has congratulated him, the White House has congratulated him. I will send him congratulations myself. Mr. Jason Collins, you win at life!

Being gay, black, professional basketball athlete, I would assume, is not easy, but I think Jason is doing just about great. My main problem with this particular issue is the fact that the hype surrounding Jason Collins has reached an incredibly crazy rumours. Internet is already filled with ridiculous messages about him wanting to write a book about his life and coming out.

But when I read something like this

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