NBA Team President Rick Welts Comes Out as Gay

Dan Barry, for the NYT:

“This is one of the last industries where the subject is off limits,” said Mr. Welts, who stands now as a true rarity, a man prominently employed in professional men’s team sports, willing to declare his homosexuality. “Nobody’s comfortable in engaging in a conversation.”

How long, I wonder, until the first active player comes out?

Monday, 16 May 2011