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On May 12, Toni Atkins was sworn in as the Speaker of the California State Assembly. With an impressive public service record, she is the first lesbian to hold the title.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today they will be creating a multi-part documentary series following Michael Sam's journey as he made history and became the first openly gay player to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL).
After an eight year process, openly lesbian Mary Ann Barclay was not moved forward in the ordination process, as the Board of Ordained Ministry (BOM) rejected her candidacy to become a minister in the United Methodist Church (UMC).
"I'm determined to be great. I'm determined to make the team," said Michael Sam at a press conference yesterday, during which he spoke candidly about his feelings from the pre-draft, being the first openly gay athlete drafted to the NFL, and his impact on kids throughout the country.