Michael Sam, Brangelina, and Don Lemon...
Sam Has No Regrets
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, said he does not think his sexuality cost him a career in professional football. "I don't like to think that way," Sam told Oprah Winfrey in a documentary airing on the OWN network. "But I do believe that I am a very talented football player and I'm going to continue working hard and try to get that opportunity to play in the league."
Brangelina Embraces Their Child's Transition
Hollywood A listers, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, announced they are accepting the wishes of their 8-year-old daughter Shiloh to identify as "John," a boy. The stars revealed this development during the red carpet premiere of Jolie's directorial hit, "Unbroken."
Don Lemon Named Worst Journalist
CNN anchor Don Lemon, a gay man, was named the worst journalist of the year by Columbia Journalism Review. The New York University cited several of Lemon's on-air gaffes as examples of shoddy journalism, including when Lemon suggested Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was swallowed by a black hole.