Australian NBL player Isaac Humphries announces he's gay

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Melbourne United starting center Isaac Humphries has announced that he is gay and said he hopes his decision to go public will give confidence to other professional athletes o do the same.

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Australian basketballer Isaac Humphries has become the first openly gay man to compete in the country's professional league, revealing he finally felt comfortable telling his teammates the "truth".

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'I'm essentially starting a new life,' says Isaac Humphries as he becomes the only openly gay man playing top-flight basketball | CNN

Humphries, who plays for Melbourne United in Australia's National Basketball League, had never previously spoken publicly about his sexuality out of fear it would negatively impact his career.

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'Time to make a change': NBL player tells Melbourne United teammates he is gay

Power forward Isaac Humphries reveals he is the first openly gay man in the NBL in an emotional speech to his teammates.

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Australian basketballer Isaac Humphries comes out as gay

Australian professional basketballer Isaac Humphries has revealed he is homosexual, making him the only openly gay man playing in a top-tier basketball competition.

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A giant leap, a small step: why basketballer’s coming out is important

It's Neil Armstrong at the moon landing in reverse: one giant leap for Isaac Humphries, one more small step for mankind. This is how movement towards safety and inclusion in sport will succeed. How long will it take? It's a project without end, ...

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The first Australian male professional athlete to announce his sexuality, rugby league legend Ian Roberts, has hailed Melbourne United centre Isaac Humphries a “superhero” for anyone struggling with their identity after the basketball star revealed he ...

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Melbourne United's Isaac Humphries reveals he is gay

Melbourne United big-man Isaac Humphries has shared publicly that he is gay, becoming the only openly gay player in a top-tier men's basketball league.

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Isaac Humphries becomes first player to come out as gay in Australia’s NBL

MELBOURNE – Melbourne United center Isaac Humphries became Australia's first active male professional basketballer to come out as gay on Wednesday, expressing relief at putting behind him “extremely dark times” when he struggled with his sexuality.

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NBL's Isaac Humphries Announces He's Gay: 'I Just Want to Be Myself'

Melbourne United center Isaac Humphries announced publicly that he is gay, becoming the first out gay current player in any top-flight men's professional basketball league. Isaac Humphries · @IsaacHumphries7. ·. Follow. The media could not be played.

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