L.A. gay pride festival names Amaechi grand marshal
LOS ANGELES -- Former NBA player John Amaechi, who came out publicly, will be the grand marshal for a gay pride festival in West Hollywood this summer.
Amaechi, a former Orlando Magic player who is now retired from basketball, recently released a book called "Man in the Middle," which chronicles his life as a gay man.
"We are inspired by Amaechi's courage and convictions. Despite
personal risk, he opened himself up to the world and showed his
authentic self," said ...
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