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Jason Collins honored by Los Angeles city council

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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