2. Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, wants to run the Democratic Party. He put his name in the hat this week to run for leader of the Democratic National Committee, along with two well-known “longtime insiders.”
3. Congratulations to Olympic Gold Medalist Caster Semenya! She and her partner Violet Raseboya just tied the knot in Pretoria, South Africa.
4. As the state legislative sessions get underway this month, Time Magazine reveals that legislators in six states pre-filed “bathroom bills.” Texas lawmakers contend the legislation is not about discrimination, but rather about public safety and women’s privacy.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Watch the official unveiling of Orlando City Soccer Club’s tribute to the 49 lives taken during the Pulse nightclub massacre last June.
— Orlando City SC (@OrlandoCitySC) January 4, 2017