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US Athlete's 'I'm Gay' Draws Mixed Reaction (VOA On Assignment May 10)i
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May 10, 2013 12:20 PM
VOA sports reporter Sonny Young joins On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui to talk about reactions to U.S. basketball player Jason Collins' decision to publicly reveal he is gay. Collins is the first active openly gay male player in any of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.

US Athlete's 'I'm Gay' Draws Mixed Reaction (VOA On Assignment May 10)

Published May 10, 2013

VOA sports reporter Sonny Young joins On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui to talk about reactions to U.S. basketball player Jason Collins' decision to publicly reveal he is gay. Collins is the first active openly gay male player in any of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues.

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