Social Media's Reaction to Jason Collins Coming Out

Jason Collins made history Monday when he came out as gay, the first athlete in a major American team sport to do so. Collins was flooded with support via social media as the world reacted.

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  1. Followers, fans and celebrities alike voiced their support for Collins' decision. 
  2. Bryant wasn't the only NBA player to express support. Scores of tweets flooded in.
  3. Alumni from Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City also rang in.
  4. Social media also buzzed over Jarron Collins, Jason's twin brother, confusing him for a bit with Jason.
  5. Not all were in complete support, as Miami Dolphins Mike Wallace later deleted and apologized for his initial tweet: "All these beautiful women in the world and guys wanna mess with guys SMH"
  6. Collins wrapped up the day by thanking his supporters.
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