NGLCC/American Airlines ExtrAA Mile Award

Jason Collins:Trailblazer for Inclusion - On and Off the Court

Each year the NGLCC/American Airlines ExtrAA Mile Award celebrates a courageous leader or organization that has championed for LGBT equality despite incredible odds. This year NGLCC honors Jason Collins, NBA player and first openly gay professional athlete in a major U.S. sports league.

Jason Collins is a trailblazer for the athletic community. His unwavering courage to live authentically will pave the way for continued acceptance of diversity in professional sports.

Collins joins Marriott International, Debra Quade of Kellogg Company, and Excel Global Partners as honorees at the 2014 NGLCC National Dinner.

The 2014 NGLCC National Dinner will take place on Friday November 21, in Washington, DC at the National Building Museum. The annual event brings together over 800 LGBT and allied business owners, corporate partners, government leaders, and affiliate chambers from across the country and around the world.