This One Is for Jason Collins

From the Sports Illustrated cover story in which the NBA veteran comes out:

“After our birthday I dashed to Target and bought DJ Quik’s album Quik Is the Name. I memorized every line. It was around this time that I began noticing subtle differences between Jarron and me. Our twinness was no longer synchronized. I couldn’t identify with his attraction to girls.”

Read the entire, courageous, beautiful essay by Jason Collins over at SI.

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