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Nets sign Jason Collins

ESPN - 23 Feb 2014
Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in North America's four major professional sports Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets. Collins checked in with 10:28 to go in the second quarter and received a round of applause ...
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At the Pride Parade, the NBA Embraces Hard-Won Victories

New York Times - 26 Jun 2017
Jason Collins, who in 2013 became the first active N.B.A. player to come out as gay, told Welts that he would love to get his hands on one of the shirts as they prepared to board the league's float in the parade, an event the N.B.A. was participating ...
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Jeff Jacobs: Jason Collins Brings Message Of Love To WNBA

Hartford Courant - 11 Jun 2017
Jason Collins pulls out his iPhone on Saturday in the lobby of the Mohegan Sun Hotel, scrolls through his texts and hits on a recent one. "I just got this from a gay collegiate athlete," Collins said. "Hey, Jason this is 'name-redacted' and I just want ...
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Waco musician Jason Collins leaves more than musical memories

Waco Tribune-Herald (blog) - 07 Jun 2017
There's been an emotional ripple across my Facebook page this morning as news of Jason Collins' death spread to family, friends and the Waco music community. Collins, 50, died Wednesday morning in hospice care at his home, ending a 12-year fight with ...
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Jason Collins at Chicago Sky events

Windy City Times - 22 Jun 2017
The first private event will be a meet and greet panel with Collins and Imani Boyette to discuss, "Facing Adversity Through Sports," moderated by Stephen Bardo on Thursday, July 6. The event will be hosted at Midtown Athletic Club and The Hotel at ...
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Collins, Jason

Waco Tribune-Herald - 09 Jun 2017
Jason Collins passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017. A memorial service will be at 3 pm, Sat., June 10, doors will open an hour prior to service, at Calvary Chapel Church in Waco, TX 702 N. 18th St. 76707. Jason was born in Bryan, Texas on Nov. 11, 1966 ...
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What Happened To The Openly Gay Athlete?

GOOD Magazine - 26 Jun 2017
From late April 2013 to early May 2014, gay and lesbian athletes welcomed breakthrough after breakthrough in the historically closeted world of sports. Journeyman basketball center Jason Collins came out as gay and later signed a contract with the ...
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NBA's first openly gay player to speak at Sun's Pride Night

Norwich Bulletin - 09 Jun 2017
Retired professional basketball player and NBA Cares ambassador Jason Collins will be speaking at halftime during the Connecticut Sun's Pride Night event tonight when the Sun play the Atlanta Dream. The event aims to celebrate diversity and equality ...
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Nine inductees named to '17 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame Class

Stanford University News - 24 Jun 2017
Nine former Stanford student-athletes have been selected to the 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class. They are Jarron and Jason Collins from men's basketball, Rachel Buehler from women's soccer, Jackie Frank from women's water polo, John Gall ...
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Stanford's Collins twins headline Hall of Fame class

Palo Alto Online - 16 Jun 2017
A two-time All-American center, Jarron Collins and twin brother Jason came to Stanford from Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, and were two of the most high profile recruits in program history. Both have become leaders and advocates since playing ...
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LA teen tennis standout becomes online entrepreneur

KABC-TV - 22 Jun 2017
Jason Collins was the first big name to agree to a sit-down. Collins was the first NBA player to come out as gay. Weinbach would parlay that into a red-carpet opportunity for Nickelodeon. The rest, they say, is history. He's interviewed sports stars ...
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China Censors Gay Kiss In 'Alien: Covenant'

The Onion (satire) - 23 Jun 2017
“By the time I'm an adult, all the good stuff will be taken,” said the 15-year-old, who went on to note that the historic contributions made by San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, NBA player Jason Collins, and talk show host and television star Ellen ...

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