Roar of the Crowd: Social Media Cheers of Encouragement for Jason Collins- Stef McDonald shared in Sports and Living
When news broke that pro basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay, supporters—from fellow athletes to a former President—flocked to Twitter to send him words of support and thanks. In his Sports Illustrated story, he wrote, “I wish I wasn’t the kid in the classroom raising his hand and saying, ‘I’m different.’ If I had my way, someone else would have already done this. Nobody has, which is why I’m raising my hand.” In this case, tweets of support are like virtual high-fives. Way to go.
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Roar of the Crowd: Social Media Cheers of Encouragement for Jason Collins
Stef McDonald shared in Sports and Living

When news broke that pro basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay, supporters—from fellow athletes to a former President—flocked to Twitter to send him words of support and thanks. In his Sports Illustrated story, he wrote, “I wish I wasn’t the kid in the classroom raising his hand and saying, ‘I’m different.’ If I had my way, someone else would have already done this. Nobody has, which is why I’m raising my hand.” In this case, tweets of support are like virtual high-fives. Way to go.

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