Jason Collins

Jason Collins covers TIME 100 issue

TIME Magazine released its annual TIME 100 list and not only was openly gay Brooklyn Nets player Jason Collins was not only included on the list, he was also chosen as one of four people to grace the cover.

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April 4, 2014

NBA to auction off autographed Jason Collins Brooklyn Nets jerseys

The NBA announced that starting April 4th until April 22nd, Jason Collins' jersey will be put on auction to support GLSEN and the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

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March 21, 2014

Jason Collins says he's been target of anti-gay taunts from one NBA player since joining Nets

From a standing ovation in L.A. to fans chanting his name in Brooklyn, Jason Collins received an incredible amount of support from the basketball community as the first openly out NBA player. But despite the fact that the majority of the community encouraged his bravery to publicly come out, Collins experienced some negative comments.

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GUEST POST: How did the media get the gay-pro-athlete story so desperately wrong?

We have been told for years that a publicly out athlete on one of the big men's pro sports teams would be a disaster. How did the media get this so wrong?

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March 5, 2014

Jason Collins gets second 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets

During his first contract with the Brooklyn Nets, Collins stepped out onto the court making history. He received a warm welcomed as the fans applauded the player.

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February 24, 2014

Good Morning America: Jason Collins and Michael Sam recast view of black manhood

In an article for Good Morning America, Susan Donaldson James discusses the significance of out athletes Jason Collins and Michael Sam on the cultural definitions of black masculinity.

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