I had the privilege of meeting Amaechi before he was out, when he was playing for the Utah Jazz. He is a super-nice guy and a class act.
Openly Gay Former NBA Player John Amaechi on Kobe Bryant’s Anti-Gay Slur, Gay NBA Players
About the Author
Wayne Besen is the Founding Executive Director of Truth Wins Out and author of “Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth” (Haworth, 2003). In 2010, Besen was awarded the “Visionary Award” at the Out Music Awards for organizing the American Prayer Hour, an event which shined a spotlight on the role American evangelicals played in the introduction of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.