Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/7/13
Sam Galanis Contributing Writer People in Massachusetts have a lot of pride. LGBT pride, that is. The rainbow flag has been up all week at the Massachusetts State House, symbolizing Boston Pride Week, which ends on Sunday. Last night, as part of Pride Week events, Fenway Park hosted its first ever Pride Night. And the Red Sox made good on a deal they made over a month ago: We salute you, @jasoncollins34 for your courage and leadership. Any time you want to throw out a first pitch at Fenway Park, let us know. — Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) April 29, 2013 Having Jason Collins throw out the first pitch at Pride Night at Fenway Park is the exact thing that major American sports need, particularly male sports. It’s a symbol of solidarity showing that men can be who they want to be in a setting that is usually viewed as hypermasculine. Collins threw the first pitch to John Farrell, who has offered nothing less than total support. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports "We respect his courage, ...
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