Derrick Gordon Comes Out, First Openly Gay D-1 Basketball Player

UMass’s Derrick Gordon Comes Out, First Openly Gay D-1 Basketball Player

Derrick Gordon

UMass Minutemen guard Derrick Gordon came out to the world on Wednesday morning, just a week after coming out to his parents, coach and teammates. Gordon becomes the first openly gay division 1 basketball player, something that Michael Sam certainly made possible. Go over to ESPN.com to read the full story and see his interview; maybe one day we will get to the point when it isn’t headline news for someone to come out.