Alex Blaze

ESPN Host Comes Out

Filed By Alex Blaze | May 20, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: ESPN, Jared Max

"Are we ready to have our sports information delivered by someone who is gay? Well we are gonna find out. Because for the last 16 years, I've been living a free life among my close friends and family, and I've hidden behind what is a gargantuan sized secret here in the sports world. I am gay. Yeah. Jared Max. The sports guy who is one of the most familiar faces in New York sports isn't quite like the majority. And while you already knew I was a little different, this might help make sense of it. But more so, I'm taking this courageous jump into the unknown having no idea how I will be perceived..."

--ESPN radio host Jared Max


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He'll be fine. Take it from me, sports are something that puts people at ease, and helps them accept difference where they might previously have struggled with it.

leapinleopard | May 21, 2011 2:10 PM

take it from me: you'll do even BETTER now that you've come out. KUDOS to you!!
First, Don Lemon, and now this.... what a week!!