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An openly gay player in the NFL may be just around the corner and some athletes are celebrating the idea, while others are voicing their concerns.
Folk singer Michelle Shocked, who made headlines this month for going off on an anti-gay tirade during her concert, sat in outside a Santa Cruz nightclub that canceled her show over her remarks.
A number of publications are reporting that an active NFL player is thinking about coming out in the next few months. If it does happen, the athlete would be the first active player in football, baseball, basketball or hockey to announce he’s gay.
"Today" weekend anchor Jenna Wolfe says she and NBC news correspondent Stephanie Gosk are expecting a baby girl in August.
The punk rock band "Pussy Riot" remains a voice of dissent in Russia, even though some of its members are in prison or in hiding.
Bill Geist reports how, thanks to the bestselling "50 Shades" trilogy, authors of erotic romance - like 76-year-old Desiree Holt - have found success where other writers haven’t. Geist also visits a romance novel cover shoot, where he fits right in.
Last week an upstate New York community college cancelled an appearance by adult male actor Conner Habib, claiming that his appearance would create a situation in which porn rights would be confused with LGBT rights on campus.
The man suing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer of "Sesame Street’s" Elmo, for having a sexual relationship with him when he was a minor, also accuses Clash of throwing a crystal meth sex party nine years ago.
Ten years after she kissed Britney Spears, singer Madonna, dressed as a boy scout, locked lips with CNN newsman Anderson Cooper at the GLAAD Awards. Gayle King reports.
Madonna just kissed a boy, Anderson Cooper, at Saturday night’s GLAAD Media Awards in New York, which honored the newsman. Film director Brett Ratner received the Ally Award in recognition of his positive response to one his tweets.