New England News
3:31 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

UMass Basketball Player Comes Out As Gay

University of Massachusetts basketball player Derrick Gordon has announced he is gay.  He is the first openly gay athlete in Division 1 men’s basketball.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Genny Beemyn, the director of the Stonewall Center at UMass Amherst – the campus L-G-T-B center.

UMass guard Derrick Gordan
UMass guard Derrick Gordan