On a recent episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, they filed a story on Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts. This was followed up by Coach Steve Kerr’s comment that more gay athletes need to come out to see a change.
Hearing Mr. Welts story hit me close to home.
Throughout that process I realized that I wasn’t like the other guys. I couldn’t get involved in conversations about women because I honestly had no interest. It was then I started my journey to coming out. At the time I assumed being gay in the auto racing world would have more of a negative impact on my life. So I kept it quiet, just like Rick Welts did with much of his career in the NBA.
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COMMENTARY – Welcome to your true self Kevin. As long as there are people like you who are willing to stand in your truth, the world will be a better place.
It doesn’t take magazine covers or public declarations, it just takes each of us living our lives to our best potential. You serve as an example! Thank you!