Same sex marriage has been a popular topic in state legislatures across the country and in Washington as the Supreme Court considers two cases that can change the face of the marriage debate.  But yesterday, it has finally reared its head into the world of sports.

Jason Collins is currently a free agent in the NBA, as well as the first openly gay active professional athlete.  He made his announcement in an article in Sports Illustrated.

How do you feel about his decision to open up about being gay?