An Inspiring Article about the Struggles of Coming Out at Work

Earlier this week Rick Welts, the former Executive Vice President of the NBA and the current President and Chief Executive of the Phoenix Suns professional basketball team, opened up about his sexuality.  After decades of living what the New York Times refers to as a “shadow life,” he felt it was time that he told the public his biggest secret.  Read the full article to learn more about the fears and struggles he faced when he considered coming out at work as a homosexual in a male-dominated and quintessentially masculine workplace.  The story is inspiring but also says a lot about the continuing struggle to rid our workplaces of sexual orientation discrimination.