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NBA center Jason Collins comes out of the closet in Sports Illustrated cover story, 'The Gay Athlete'

From Sports Illustrated:

SI Cover 5 6 13 I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.

I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation.

Click here to read the complete essay by Jason Collins, the NBA center who publicly came out on Monday.

Click here for updates from Associated Press.

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