There's a new book for kids detailing the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to the LBGT movement, which also benefited society, science, the arts and the civil rights movement. The book's author, Jerome Pohlen, joins us.

He’s an All-American defensive lineman from Missouri. He’s the Associated Press' SEC Defensive Player of the Year. And he’s gay. Will coming out hurt Michael Sam’s chances to play for the NFL? And is the NFL ready for an openly gay player?

Minneapolis Mayor

We share your thoughts on Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak's visit to Chicago in tonight's viewer feedback.

Mayor R.T. Rybak

The Mayor of Minneapolis, R.T. Rybak, has come to Chicago to invite same sex couples to marry in his city. We talk with him about the unusual campaign, as well as his thoughts about Chicago's mayor.

In light of Pope Francis’ statements on gay priests and women during an 80-minute impromptu press conference, we take a look at his papacy and how it compares with others.

Anthony Alfano, DePaul University's 1st Gay Student Body President

DePaul University's 1st Gay Student Body President

DePaul University, the largest Catholic college in the country, now has its first openly gay student body president. We meet him and find out why he's chosen to make this public announcement.