We’re about 24 hours removed from Jason Collins revealing himself as America’s first openly gay major professional athlete, and I’m happy to report that we’re all still here. There were no riots.
Athletes and fans from across all sports showed their support for Jason Collins on Twitter. Here are some of their reactions to the news that Collins came out.
Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran center who played for the Celtics earlier this season, came out in a Sports Illustrated cover story today.
BOSTON — As Doc Rivers was winding down his post-game press conference, Jason Collins peaked his head in the room.