Twitter Celebrates NBA Center Jason Collins Coming Out as Gay
If you’ve been hiding under a rock, or just somehow not on the internet at all today, here’s a newsflash — Jason Collins is now the first active NBA player to be openly gay.
The Washington Wizards center came out in an interview with Sports Illustrated. Obviously, the world is going bananas, and his name quickly became a top trend on Twitter, where congratulations abound from places you probably wouldn’t expect. Here are just a few examples.