WE WELCOMED GAY ATHLETES
Drafted as a linebacker by the San Diego Chargers
Dropped as a quarterback by the New York Jets
'I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.'
JASON COLLINS, 12-year NBA veteran, writing in Sports Illustrated; he is the first male athlete in a major professional U.S. sport to publicly discuss his homosexuality
'Give me my husband back. At least I want to see his dead body if not alive.'
RATNA AKHTAR, searching for her spouse after an eight-story building housing five garment factories collapsed in...