Saunders basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo comes out, Twitter reacts
After revealing to his team Monday that he's gay, Saunders High School basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo has become a minor celebrity, especially in social media and among the online LGBT community.
Here’s a sampling of reactions to Nicodemo’s announcement on Twitter:
Jeff Borzello covers college basketball for CBSSports.com.
MORE: HV gay-rights advocates gird for DOMA ruling | Acceptance remains elusive for some LGBT youths
PHOTOS: Notable gay athletes | Prominent gay people from the Hudson Valley | Rockland Gay Pride event
VIDEO: Saunders High basketball coach comes out | NBA's Jason Collins says 'I'm gay': Hudson Valley's reaction | Teens talk about being openly gay at school
June 25, 2013
GLSEN Sports Project is an organization that assists “K-12 schools in creating and maintaining an athletic and physical education climate that is based on the core principles of respect, safety and equal access for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.”
Errrb Hardaway is a captain on the Saunders basketball team.
Saunders Basketball isnt a team. Its a family. Playing basketball here is a honor and i wouldnt trade it for the world.— Errrb Hardaway (@ERRRB_OTWL) June 24, 2013
Michael Nolan is a baseball player at Grayson College who graduated from Saunders High.