The 23-year-old beauty queen is also openly gay, having come out of the closet at 18 years old — and that makes her the first out woman to represent her state as Miss Missouri AND the first to compete in Miss America!
The groundbreaking beauty — pictured on the right, above, taking the crown over from the last Miss Missouri representative — is very aware of her place in history, and she sounds SO excited about the future:
JCPenney is spreading some serious body positivity!
The department store's new ad campaign, Here I Am, features fierce females like Project Runway winner Ashley Nell Tipton, best-selling author Jes Baker, and even singer Mary Lambert, who was featured on Macklemore's pro-LGBT song Same Love.
All these lovely ladies opened up about how their size shouldn't define them in the company's newest promo, which is all about curve confidence!
The Philadelphia Phillies had a tough day on Thursday, losing at home to the visiting Toronto Blue Jays 13-2, but while the MLB team wasn't showing out well on the field, one fan stole the show.
Brian Kucharik, a dad who brought his daughter to the game, is going viral right now after he caught a foul ball off the bat of the Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar… but it's how he did it that's catching everyone's eye!
Kucharik, sitting down the first base line, caught the ball one-handed — which is impressive enough considering how hard these balls get hit — but he also did it with his daughter Emily in his arms, AND while carrying a full plate of hot dogs and french fries!
Ch-ch-check out Brian doing his thing in real time and winding up with a nice souvenir (below)!!!
Over the last month, WauchulaGhost claims to have hacked the accounts of more than 250 ISIS members on the 140-character social network, and has chosen to replace their objectionable content with images of porn and messages of gay pride!
The spoke to CNN Money about his brave endeavor, saying:
On Thursday, Bloomberg learned that a bunch of big businesses will NOT be funding this year's GOP Convention! With Donald Trump as the presumptive Republican nominee, it appears as though these major companies are refusing to invest in the Cleveland convention because of the controversial candidate.
Companies like Wells Fargo, UPS, Motorola, JPMorgan Chase, Ford, and Walgreens have all backed out of sponsoring the major political event, even though they all pitched in for the last one in 2012!
Jack Aiello, a middle schooler in Arlington Heights, Illinois, decided that when it came time for him to give a graduation speech for his class this week, he didn't want to do anything boring that'd been done before.
WhileKylie Jennerrecently commented to claim that everything is fine between Cait and his stepdaughters, an insider close to the situation revealed that this couldn't be farther from the truth. In fact, things are SO bad between the girls and C.J. that she wasn't even invited to Koko's Dave & Buster's bash.