Last week, Collins became the first active player in any of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay. President Barack Obama called the 34-year-old athlete the same day to congratulate him and tell him he was proud of his courage.
Tickets start at $1,250 per person and go up to $32,400 per couple to chair the event, which will be hosted by Bravo’s Andy Cohen.
The DNC included a call to legalize same-sex marriage in the party’s convention platform last year.
Collins has played for six teams in 12 seasons and is now a free agent.
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