It's such a shame that in 2013, people are still afraid to embrace their sexuality publicly.
Luckily for us, people continually crush that fear day after day, boldly displaying their true selves and whom they love — and Darren Young, a professional wrestler for the WWE, was one of the strong ones despite his fear!
The pro wrestler has been a hot topic over the past 24 hours since he became the first active, openly gay athlete in WWE history, and earlier he appeared on the Today show to talk about his HUGE announcement!
While Darren appeared to be calm and cool when he casually came out in front of the cameras, he admits that he was terrified about his peers finding out about his personal life, but luckily he has been getting nothing but love from his fellow wrestlers!
We're making some HUGE progress in the world of sports!!
Earlier this year, NBA player Jason Collins came out to become the first openly gay athlete in a major sport, and now Darren Young has done the same to become the first openly gay wrestler in WWE history!!!
While at LAX, he was approached by a photographer who asked him if a gay athlete could succeed in the world of wrestling, to which he responded:
Now, the professional hunter who accompanied the dentist on the July 1 hunt is speaking out, and he says that "the hunt went wrong from the beginning!"
On Wednesday, Theo Bronkhorst gave a detailed account of the hunt to officials. The Bulawayo native is forbidden from continuing his hunting business which he's run since 1992, and is devastated by the outrage directed at him for Cecil's death.
Though, Bronkhorst's account of the hunt makes it sound like there was a lot of confusion surrounding Dr. Palmer's trip. He explained:
"When Dr Palmer arrived in Bulawayo, his luggage was missing and I was dashing around looking for it. So we were late getting ready to go. And we were never meant to hunt on the land where this lion was shot. At the last minute I had to divert from a concession [hunting area] about eight miles away."
Bronkhorst explained that, on the night of July 1, he was accompanied by