Jason Collins is gay! Hooray. Hooray. Hooray. (No way).
As a gay male, I detest the label "gay." The connotations of gay are frivolous and shallow. I refuse to use the gay label because I am not frivolous and shallow. Collins is too dumb to find any other word to describe his sexual orientation (Even queer is preferable to gay). But he's now the poster boy for gay athletes, and he will reap lots of money for his coming out from product endorsements and teams that would not dare to refuse to recruit him because of his "gayness."
We have a multitude of gay intellectuals, but it's the dumb athlete who "comes out," and the media go nuts.
I neither admire him nor applaud his decision.
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