Jason Collins Announces Retirement From the NBA

This past Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Brooklyn Nets star, Jason Collins, announced his retirement. For those who may have been living under a rock over the past year and a half, Jason Collins became the first openly-gay active NBA player.

Although his time playing in the NBA (after “coming out” in April 2013) didn’t last too long, he has definitely opened doors for new generations of openly-gay NBA players such as Division 01 college basketball, Derrick Gordon. So for that, we THANK Jason for playing a major part in moving the LGBT community forward!

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