Tag Archive | Jason Collins

Equality in Sport: Reaching the Finish Line?

Are we about to enter a new era of tolerance for LGBT people within sport? Scott De Buitléir looks at recent events on both sides of the Atlantic. It really seems that Robbie Rogers has created a domino effect for LGBT people in sport. If so, he certainly didn’t plan it. It is well known by now that […]

Jason Collins – Breaking the Gay Barrier

The big news today in sport is about Jason Collins, the NBA star who has come out as gay to Sports Illustrated for the May 6th issue. This makes him the first openly-gay athlete in one of the big four American team sports, playing centre for the Washington Wizards. Jason, 34, who has played for […]