Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Former Basketball Player Will Sheridan comes out

The Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts came out as gay -- following a number of other athletes who have recently spoken up for GLBT equality, even as other sports professionals have spoken out against it.

Now, former college basketball player Will Sheridan comes out as gay in an article on In the article, he talks about how his sexual orientation was widely known among his teammates -- and how he was sometimes bullied by opposing teams.

Sheridan played for Villanova University for four years, a Division One school that was ranked number one in the nation for a time while Sheridan played.

Sheridan is also the latest high-profile African American to come out, following CNN anchor Don Lemon, who also came out this week."

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