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Out Gay NBAer Collins a Hit with SF's Commonwealth Club

By Khaled Sayed | Saturday Aug 16, 2014
Gay basketball player Jason Collins received a warm welcome Monday during his appearance at the Castro Theatre as part of the Commonwealth Club's month of LGBT programming entitled "The LGBT Journey."

Jason Collins to Be Honored by Point Foundation

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014
Point Foundation will present its Leadership Award to Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets in July.

Jason Collins Gets Anti-Gay Taunts From NBA Player

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
The NBA’s first openly gay player, Jason Collins, said that he is keeping his cool despite anti-gay taunts from other players.

Jason Collins Signs for Rest of Season with Nets

Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Jason Collins has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets.

Nets Sign Jason Collins to Another 10-Day Contract

Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Jason Collins’ second stint with the Brooklyn Nets will last at least 10 more days.

AP Source: Jason Collins To Get Second 10-Day Deal

By Brian Mahoney | Monday Mar 3, 2014
Jason Collins spent part of his off day on Sunday shopping at Costco. He was wise to stock up, because he’ll be staying with Brooklyn for at least a little while longer.

Jason Collins Set For Home Debut with Brooklyn

Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Jason Collins has been warmly received in his historic return to the NBA. Now it’s time for his own fans to welcome him back.

Collins Set To Meet Matthew Shepard’s Parents

By Arnie Stapleton | Friday Feb 28, 2014
For a guy who waited so long to get his chance to play basketball again, this was one game Jason Collins couldn’t get through fast enough.

Anti-Gay Pastor’s Sign Angers Harlem Neighbors, Inspires Hilarious Video

By EDGE | Friday Feb 28, 2014
An anti-gay anti-Obama sign in front of a church in Harlem has become the center of controversy, angering neighbors in the traditionally African-American, but increasingly gentrified, Upper Manhattan neighborhood and inspiring a very funny video.

Warriors Exec Lauds Collins’s Signing

By Roger Brigham | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
When David Kopay became the first prominent American male athlete to come out of the closet in 1975, he had no social media to help spread the word. A vastly different world beckons Jason Collins.