MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Jason Collins Debuts for the Brooklyn Nets, Becoming First Out Man to Play in the NBA

I trolled the web for LGBT headlines all weekend so you wouldn’t have to. Here’s what I dug up:

HISTORY


jason collins netsIt's the moment we've all been waiting for: Out basketball star Jason Collins signs a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, becoming the first openly gay player in the NBA. He played his first game for them last night in L.A. See a video of that above.

PROGRESS REPORT

Judge rules that gay marriage must start immediately in Chicago. So can we get the same ruling in Philadelphia?

PROGRESS IN THE WORKS

Illinois lawmaker introduces bill that would ban gay conversion therapy on LGBT youth.

ARIZONA

Tucson and Phoenix stage major protests against anti-gay bill.

Arizona pizzeria refuses to serve anti-gay legislators.