WATCH: UMass Guard Derrick Gordon Announces He Is Openly Gay

UMass guard Derrick Gordon shed the weight of the world recently by announcing that he is openly gay. Gordon sat down with ESPN’s Kate Fagan for a fantastic one-on-one interview, in which he discussed coming out to his teammates and family. He also recounted the first time he truly accepted himself as a person. With his announcement, Gordon is the first openly gay player in D1 basketball history.