OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar.
First and foremost I am an American athlete and I am proud to live in a country that encourages diversity, openness and tolerance,
I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation,
For many, the American dream has become a nightmare.
I'm proud of the way I've dealt with setbacks. It's hard when you feel down and you think, 'Why is the world doing this to me?' But you have to pick yourself up again. That's what makes you a better athlete.