The veteran referee, recently the target of a player's antigay tirade, decides to come out.
Should big sports events leave states where it's legal to discriminate against LGBT fans and players?
Collins, the first openly gay active player in a major men's pro team sport, is ending his basketball career.
As the NBA season starts back up, Jason Collins says it's time to instill confidence in the next generation of LGBT leaders.
Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.
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.
Collins, who was worn a number 98 jersey in honor of Matthew Shepard, met the college student's family Thursday.