Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

NBA’s Jason Collins comes out as gay

It’s the biggest move of his career and it’s off the court.

Jason Collins, who played with the NBA’s Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards this season, has disclosed that he is gay. This makes him the first active openly gay male athlete in the four major American pro team sports.

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I'm an assistant professor at Marquette University, teaching in communication studies and corporate communication.

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This entry was posted on April 29, 2013 by in Diversity + Difference, Ethics, Gender, Identity, Work-Life and tagged , , .


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