Jason Collins

9.9.16

Is America Ready For Openly Gay Male Athletes in Major Sports Leagues?

Wade Davis II and others speak to the reasons why so many female pro athletes have made that leap, and why no male athletes have followed.

8.17.16

Gay People Tell Us the Questions They Absolutely Hate Being Asked

From former NBA player Jason Collins to porn star Tayte Hanson, gay men and women tell us the funniest, dumbest, and least enlightened questions they've gotten.

6.23.16

Dance, Religion, and Ritual Collide in an Abandoned Pool

Choreographer Danielle Russo's last performance of 'Salome, and the anatomy of invisible corners' takes place this Saturday at Governors Island's South Battery.

12.10.14

Robbie Rogers Is Out, Proud, and a Champion

When Robbie Rogers announced his sexuality to the world, he retired thinking no gay man could play pro soccer. He's since proven himself wrong.

8.14.14

Arizona State Lineman Reveals He's Gay in Incredibly Low-Key "Announcement"

Chip Sarafin's sexuality shouldn't be a big deal.

5.6.13

Jason Collins Shook a Few Bigots Out of the Homophobe Tree

Jason Collins made his big “I'm gay” announcement last week. Big news like this can't help but be met with a vocal minority of the religious-minded seeing this as a “test” from the man upstairs, and the only way they'll pass is by letting their...

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5.2.13

We Need More Nuance When Discussing Sexuality and Hip-Hop

Jason Collins' coming out was a great step forward for professional sports. What does it mean for hip-hop? And when will we have a clear grasp on the nuances of sexuality?

4.30.13

Jason Collins Proves Coming Out Is a Great Career Move

Even if no NBA team picks up Jason Collins for next season, he has a golden career as a public homosexual ahead of him, if he wants it, which shows just how different being gay in 2013 is from being black in 1947—back then, no one was talking about how...