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Jason Collins’ Former Fiancée Carolyn Moos Lands Book Deal

NBA veteran Jason Collins made national headlines when he came out of the closet in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated. As the first openly gay athlete in a major men’s sport, Collins has been receiving major media attention and his former fiancé has decided to get in on the spotlight.

According to reports,…

By: Hello Beautiful / May 8, 2013

NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out As Gay

In a moving piece in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated, veteran basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay today. The center, who’s spent the past 12 years playing with the New Jersey (now Brooklyn) Nets, among other teams, says he was inspired to go public in the wake of the Boston bombing.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013