LGBT Celebs: Life Out of the Closet

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  • Michael Sam
  • Raven-Symone
  • Jason Collins
  • Earvin "EJ" Johnson III, Magic Johnson, Cookie Johnson
  • John Amaechi
  • Frank Ocean
  • Clive Davis
  • Don Lemon
  • Felicia "Snoop" Pearson
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Sheryl Swoopes
  • Ricky Martin
  • Esera Tuaolo
  • 051811 celeb out cleo
  • Lee Daniels
  • 051811 celeb out tonex
  • Angela Davis
  • Derrick Gordon
  • Robin Roberts
  • Brittney Griner

Jason Collins

Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards is the first openly gay and active player in the NBA.  He came out in the May 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated saying, "I go against the gay stereotype, which is why I think a lot of players will be shocked: That guy is gay?"

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