QUEERTY QUERY

QUESTION: What Needs To Be Done To Get Team Sports Players To Come Out?

Los Angeles Galaxy v Columbus CrewEarlier this year, former Boston Celtics center Jason Collins rocked the NBA by coming out, yet he remains a free agent.

The plan to have our first openly gay NFL player fell apart earlier this year.

Though there is a sizable contingent of hot gay swimmers and divers including (of course) Tom Daley, both he and Olympian Matthew Mitcham are examples of how we dominate individual but not team sports. As of today, there is only one openly gay sports star on a professional team — the L.A. Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers.

With such an obvious disparity, we pose the question to you, Queerty readers:

What needs to be done to get team sports players to come out?