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No one really wants to put out there that Jason Collins was a jerk for lying to his fiancee and girlfriend of eight years. No real justification for letting someone believe you are straight, when you are really gay for a decade.
Moos understandably is upset because she had planned on having a life and children with Collins, but those plans were derailed, so while Collins is basking in the glory of coming out, Moos is headed the fertility clinic.
Ex-WNBA star Carolyn Moos says her ex-fiance Jason Collins burned 8 fertile years off her womb’s life — and now she’s planning to freeze her eggs before her biological clock stops ticking.
Moos previously said she had a life plan to have kids with Collins during their time together — and after she learned he was gay, she felt the NBA player shattered her dreams.
”So many women think about this as a plan or option … but few have had 8 years taken away from them like I did.”
It is going to cost her $10k to keep the eggs on ice, but it is the American way that she hopes to sell her story for a documentary to cover the costs.
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NBA veteran Jason Collins made history this week by publicly announcing he was gay. Reactions have been mixed since news of his decision broke. Some people are on board with it, while others are certainly not.Count former NBA All-Star Larry Johnson as one who is not okay with it. The 44-year-old native of Texas made his feelings known via Twitter after Collins came out.I don'...
Sports have traditionally been the arena of men and women engaged in the pursuit of winning in competition. For the past few decades, they have been transcendent to society as a way to gauge how far we, as a society, has progressed. Jackie Robinson, Lou Gherig, Pat Tillman, and others have turned society on its ear as to causes and societal norms and have asked us to question the...
LeRoy Butler had one church cancel on him for publicly congratulating gay NBA player Jason Collins, but now the former Green Bay Packers safety has added a church to his speaking schedule.
This church, St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Madison, Wis., has agreed to host Butler because of his public stance regarding Collins.
"LeRoy walked away from a good amount of money ...
When the site Ultimate Rockets broke the news on Tuesday that the Westboro Baptist Church intended to protest outside of Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday during Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinals game between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder, it was assumed that an ugly scene was not only possible, but likely. The Westboro Baptist Church is notorious...
One of the more stunning aspects of Jason Collins’ announcement that he is gay is that he dated women and was engaged to be married for years. His ex-fiancee, Carolyn Moos, said on Tuesday that she never suspected he was gay. The two were together for eight years before Collins called off their wedding in 2009. Even though the announcement likely stunned Moos, she says it helped...
Columnist Howard Kurtz left The Daily Beast on Thursday, a day after the website retracted one of his blog posts about the coming out of NBA player Jason Collins.
Both Kurtz and Daily Beast editor-in-chief Tina Brown confirmed his departure over Twitter.
Kurtz did not acknowledge any link between the retraction and his departure.
He tweeted that ''as we began to move in...
RideThePine.com investigates the reaction to Jason Collins’ announcement of being the first openly gay active player in one of the four major American sports.
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Jason Collins received a gift for making his historic announcement this week: a year’s supply of condoms from NuVo condoms.
NuVo Condoms is also offering Jason Collins an all expense paid wedding at the 2013 NYC PrideFest on June 30, 2013, if he is ready to walk down the aisle. I don’t know if Collins is engaged, or even has a boyfriend or whatever, so this second part kind...
On Monday morning, NBA veteran revealed to the word that he was gay. In a well written piece in Sports Illustrated, Collins told his story and announced that “he didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since he is, he’s happy to start the conversation.”Collins, indeed, started the conversation. But he also created a few...
I can only start this column one way.
I stand with Jason Collins.
I stand with the LGBT community.
Now the question is, will NBA teams?
One of the things that makes sports special is that every so often, the games intersect with reality – the teams are forces of change, good and healing.
We saw that yesterday as the Portland Timbers hosted Atticus Lane-Dupre...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer Jason Collins has been compared to Jackie Robinson. And Neil Armstrong.
True pioneer? Not exactly.
Now that we've had a few days to reflect on what it means for Collins to come out as gay, it's time to recognize what this really was - a significant step, to be sure, but hardly a slam-dunk...
You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.
There was little fanfare for either. There were no headlines as there were this past week when NBA player Jason Collins declared that he is gay, making...
One closet door flew off its hinges when an active player said, "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."
The last sentence defines the sort of fan you are.
You either react in horror and break out a bible verse, or wish Jason Collins the best for next season.
How would Portland fans react if he made his announcement to the Oregonian...
Westboro Baptist tried to protest the “Fag NBA” and Jason Collins last night in Oklahoma City before the T…