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Top NBA referee Bill Kennedy comes out as gay

Top NBA referee Bill Kennedy comes out as gay

One of the NBA’s top referees Bill Kennedy has come out as gay, joining the growing ranks of LGBTIQ representatives in professional sport. “I am proud of be an NBA referee and I am proud to be a gay man,” Kennedy said in an interview with Yahoo Sports. “I am following in the footsteps of […]

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Jason Collins Becomes First Active Gay NBA Player

Jason Collins Becomes First Active Gay NBA Player

Jason Collins, who is an American basketball player, recently signed a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, making him officially the first openly gay active NBA player. Collins came out as gay last April, saying “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” Collins previously played with the Washington Wizards in the 2012-13 season. […]

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