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Derrick Gordon: Don’t Wait To Come Out

“Don’t wait. Take advantage of everything that you have in front of you. Don’t wait because you’re scared. Don’t wait until you’re 35 or 40 years old and done playing the sport that you love. Because it’s stressful to live that way. I cried most of the nights when I was in the closet just because it starts to take …

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Jason Collins & Michael Sam Tweet Congrats To Newly Out NCAA Player

(Tipped by JMG reader Str8 Grandmother)

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NCAA Basketball Player Comes Out

ESPN has the story: Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports. The 22-year-old shooting guard came out to his family, coaches and teammates in the span of just a few days at …

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