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Boston Pride invites Jason Collins to the 2013 Boston Pride Celebration

James Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated

Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated

Following media reports, Boston Pride has issued the following statement.

“Boston Pride has formally invited Jason Collins to be a Marshal in the 2013 Boston Pride Parade, held June 8th. Boston Pride is proud that our annual celebration helped to inspire Jason Collins to make his groundbreaking decision to come out. We’re also very pleased that he has announced he’ll be marching in this year’s Parade – we’re looking forward to it!”.

Boston Pride will be hosting a panel on “LGBT and Sports” during Pride Week, on Wednesday June 5th, 7-9pm at the Boston Public Library.

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One Comment

  1. Vic
    Posted April 29, 2013 at 10:52 pm | Permalink

    This is awesome.
    It would be amazing if as many people as possible got Jason’s Celtics Jersey and wore them along the parade route to support his courage!

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