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Jason Collins honored by Los Angeles city council

Saturday, May 31, 2014
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Jason Collins

Jason Collins

Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay player, was among those honored Saturday by the Los Angeles City Council as part of a kickoff of the city’s LGBT heritage month.

Collins, a center for the Brooklyn Nets, said he hopes that one day being openly gay is not a big deal.

“So many people are working hard to improve LGBT rights, equality. I’m honored to be part of the conversation.”

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