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Former Hawks center Jason Collins: 'I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.'

Collins is now the first openly gay athlete in any of four major professional sports

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  • Former Atlanta Hawks center Jason Collins sizes up against Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer during the 2011 NBA Playoffs

"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."

- Former Atlanta Hawks center Jason Collins announced earlier today that he is gay, becoming the first active athlete in any of the four major professional sports to do so. (via Sports Illustrated)

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