We have to start somewhere and congrats to Jason Collins for being a man of courage. In Sports Illustrated, the free agent NBA center announced that he was gay. All the pundits will have something to say, but it comes down to guts and his reference to the Boston Marathon was so apt. I am proud to say that my son went to the same high school, albeit a few years later, and that I have been privileged to meet his parents.
I once joked with his folks about another basketball player who had bought a house for his mom, and they told me that the family dynamic was somewhat different in their household. Remember that when the Collins twins picked Stanford over UCLA, they were asked why and one of them said it was because they could. These are very proud people and today their son did them proud. There is law and there is convention and sometimes they both have to move..