A Former NBA Player on Coming Out: "I Definitely Underestimated the Response of America"

Aired on 10/24/2007 | CC tv-pg
Retired NBA center John Amaechi, who, in 2007, became the first professional basketball player to openly identify as gay, thought "there would be a wave of evangelical fury" when he came out. In this Oprah Show clip, John opens up to Oprah about his coming-out experience and challenges the stereotypes of gay men.