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NBA Legend Isiah Thomas’ Gay Son Reveals How He Came Out To His Family

zeke_stepsx633-mainI came out in 2008, my sophomore year at college. My parents like to say they always knew I was gay. I came out to them, and they were very accepting. I always knew they would be accepting. Growing up, I had gay uncles, like every kid in America. I never was so scared that my parents were going to shun or disown me — the horror stories you hear. I was just nervous about, ‘Are my friends gonna accept me?’ because I was a jock kid, so to speak, with an athlete father.”

 

Zeke Thomas, son of NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and official DJ for the annual NBA All-Star game, shares his coming out story in an interview with Out’s Michael Musto