1. “If Rick Perry would’ve walked in, I would have lost my job. I would’ve taken that old queen to town.” Gay Austin, Texas barbecue restaurant employee reveals details of President Obama’s lunch visit, where the president fist-bumped the man after he exclaimed, “Equal rights for gay people!”
3. “A part of me didn’t know if Australia wanted its champion to be gay. I am telling not only Australia, I’m telling the world that I am and I hope this makes it easier for others now.” Retired swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe came out.