Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better
June 04 2014 6:01 PM ET

Jason Collins Is Proud to Play Because It Got Better

Michelle Garcia

Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.

NBA's Jason Collins Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List
April 24 2014 1:47 PM ET

NBA's Jason Collins Makes Time's 'Most Influential' List

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Gay NBA player Jason Collins was named one of the "most influential" people in the world by Time, nabbing an inside cover of the magazine.

Jason Collins Meets Matthew Shepard's Family
February 28 2014 3:58 PM ET

Jason Collins Meets Matthew Shepard's Family

Michelle Garcia

Collins, who was worn a number 98 jersey in honor of Matthew Shepard, met the college student's family Thursday.

Jason Collins Just Wants to Play Basketball
February 28 2014 7:00 AM ET

Jason Collins Just Wants to Play Basketball

Michelle Garcia

He knows he's the first out gay player in the NBA, but Jason Collins simply wants to do his job: making fouls and blocking plays.

Portland Trail Blazers Become First NBA Team to Support Marriage Equality Bill
October 17 2013 5:54 PM ET

Portland Trail Blazers Become First NBA Team to Support Marriage Equality Bill

Sunnivie Brydum

The Trail Blazers were joined by Portland's men and women's soccer team in supporting a push to put marriage equality on the Oregon ballot in 2014.

Who Wants David Stern to ‘Shh’ on Olympics?
September 13 2013 3:43 PM ET

Who Wants David Stern to ‘Shh’ on Olympics?

Trudy Ring

The sporting world is missing an opportunity to speak against homophobia, says the NBA commissioner, but he doesn't say who's responsible for the gag order.

Jason Collins, Michelle Obama Have Mutual Admiration Society
May 31 2013 7:29 PM ET

Jason Collins, Michelle Obama Have Mutual Admiration Society

Trudy Ring

The two appeared at an LGBT-focused Democratic fund-raiser this week.

The Story of How Jason Collins Came Out to His Twin Brother
May 16 2013 10:47 AM ET

WATCH: How Jason Collins Came Out to His Twin Brother

Lucas Grindley

The two brothers joined Jimmy Kimmel for a lighthearted interview.

Majority of Americans Support Jason Collins, Gay-Inclusive Scouts
May 09 2013 5:21 PM ET

Poll Finds Majority Support for Jason Collins

Sunnivie Brydum

Although most reactions to Collins's coming-out have been positive, nearly a quarter of those surveyed strongly or somewhat oppose Collins's announcement.

WATCH: Former NFL Star Tell Anderson Why He Defended Jason Collins
May 06 2013 7:02 PM ET

WATCH: NFL Star Tells Anderson Why He Defended Collins

Neal Broverman

LeRoy Butler was axed from a church speaking engagement because he supported Jason Collins's coming out.

Jason Collins: I Didn't Set Out to Be the First
April 30 2013 4:13 PM ET

Jason Collins: I Didn't Set Out to Be the First

Michelle Garcia

NBA free agent Jason Collins meets with George Stephanopoulos in his first interview since coming out.

Obama on Jason Collins: Couldn't Be Prouder
April 30 2013 2:05 PM ET

Obama on Jason Collins: Couldn't Be Prouder

Michelle Garcia

At the end of the White House press briefing Tuesday, President Obama decided to take one more question regarding gay NBA player Jason Collins.

NBA Star Becomes First Openly Gay Player in Major League Sports
April 29 2013 11:44 AM ET

NBA Center Jason Collins: 'I'm Black. And I'm Gay.'

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Basketball center Jason Collins came out in a moving commentary in the most recent issue of Sports Illustrated.

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