Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/30/13
Everyone is well within their rights to praise Jason Collins for coming out of the closet. I am sure it wasn’t easy thing to do, even though he will be handsomely rewarded financially for his decision. But, just like any big announcement, there were casualties online the way. Collins spoke to Good Morning America and I thought it was interesting what he said about being engaged. Collins says he was engaged at one point but called it off, because he felt he would be getting married for the wrong reasons — he felt he was doing it to convince himself that was the life he should lead. There is a woman reading this right now that was lied to and deceived by Jason Collins in the worst possible way. She was just a prop to keep his secret, because he wasn’t man enough at the time to come out. So, while people are calling Collins courageous and heaping praise, just remember he isn’t without fault. It would be naive to think she was the only woman that Collins lied to.  They were just used a...
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