Jason Collins is to be admired for the manner in which he has carried himself.

Jason Collins is to be admired for the manner in which he has carried himself.

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Jumaane Williams praises Brooklyn Nets for barrier-breaking signing of Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay active player

Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, deputy leader of the City Council, released a statement upon the Brooklyn Nets’ signing of Jason Collins to their roster. Collins is the first openly gay active player in North America’s four recognized team sports, according to ESPN.