It might be MTV, but this truly is an amazing moment. A black, gay rugby player at Ohio State University comes out to his team mates in front of cameras, and in effect, the nation.
I don’t think the effect of this type of bravery can be underestimated – an act like this will give millions of young and troubled gay people confidence that they too can come out and be themselves.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.