Jason Collins’ announcement that he is gay was met with
differing opinions. There was much support, and then there was
ESPN’s Chris Broussard.
Broussard, a basketball voice for the network, has spoken out
open against homosexuality in the past and was just as opinionated
on Collins on Monday.
“Personally, I don’t believe that you can live an openly
homosexual lifestyle, or like, premarital sex between heterosexuals
… it says that that’s a sin … I believe that’s walking
in open rebellion to God and to Jesus Christ,” he said on the show.
“So, I would not characterize that person as a Christian, because I
don’t think the Bible would characterize that person as a
His comments caused a wide-range
of reaction to say the least.