NBA star Jason Collins has proclaimed to the world he is gay. What’s the big deal? Billions have publicly averred their personal truths since time immemorial.
People declare their religious preferences — Catholic, Muslim, Mormon, Southern Baptist — daily, and oftentimes fight and kill to prove their love for their God. No big deal, eh?
Two-thirds of registered voters have declared their political party preferences, thus telling the rest of the world they are more likely liberal or conservative. No big deal, eh?