Jason Collins to appear with Michelle Obama at Democratic fundraiser

Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out last week as the first openly gay athlete in one of the four major sports, will join with first lady Michelle Obama to help Democrats raise money at their LGBT Gala later this month.

According to an invite from the Democratic National Committee, Collins will appear at the gala in New York on May 29.

The DNC also tweeted the news Monday afternoon.



Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.
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