He's 7' Tall, Blocks Like A Boss, And Just Said 3 Small Words That Made Him A Civil Rights Superstar

Congratulations, Jason Collins. You just made history. 

An Upworthy original. Quote by Jason Collins in an interview published in the May 6, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated. Of course, other male U.S. athletes have come out of the closet in the past, but Jason is the first to do so while still actively playing in his league. 
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