MIT Baseball Player On Coming Out: “I Worried That I Had No Emotions”

sean karson 3I barely held it together. I was probably not the most coherent person when I was giving that speech, but that was the third time I cried in the past week. And this is the fourth, I guess…

I have never been myself up until very recently. Everything’s been just sort of cold and calculated. I’ve been in this fortress, I guess, and haven’t let my emotions out at all. I worried that I had no emotions, that I didn’t feel much about anything. It was really weird.”

MIT junior Sean Karson, who just came out to teammates on the MIT Engineers baseball team, in the Boston Herald. Karson says he predicts a pro athlete will come out “in the next month,”