NBA player Jason Collins becomes first openly-gay male professional athlete

NBA center Jason Collins became the first openly-gay male professional athlete in a first-person article to appear in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated.

"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay," the article begins.

Collins, a 12-year NBA pro, spent time with the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics in 2012-13.

To read the article, visit http://bit.ly/154hIHT.

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