Essential Pittsburgh
9:01 am
Mon May 6, 2013

A Sportswriter's Inspiration

Sportswriter Tony Jovenitti reads his essay about what Jason Collins coming out means to him.
Sportswriter Tony Jovenitti reads his essay about what Jason Collins coming out means to him.
Credit Susan Quigley-Jovenitti / Outsports

The news of NBA player Jason Collins has garnered a lot of attention. As the first player in one of the four major sports to come out, he's being seen as a trailblazer. His story inspired sportswriter,  Pitt graduate and our guest, Tony Jovenitti, to come out in an essay for the website Outsports.