How does Jason Collins’ coming out change the discussion about gay equality?

I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.

I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation. -- Jason Collins

Jason Collins plays center for the Washington Wizards and came out in Sports Illustrated, "I wish I wasn't the kid in the classroom raising his hand and saying, 'I'm different,'" he said. "If I had my way, someone else would have already done this. Nobody has, which is why I'm raising my hand."

Will Jason Collins coming out inspire others to come out? @nytimes' Bill Rhoden (@wcrhoden): No... The locker room culture is a granite wall

— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) April 30, 2013

Today's Question: How does Jason Collins' coming out change the discussion about gay equality?

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