On Saturday, Michael Sam made his first public appearance on the Mizzou campus since coming out as gay. At halftime of the Tennessee-Missouri basketball game, Sam came onto the court to accept the 2014 Cotton Bowl championship trophy. He received an outpouring of support from the fans in attendance.
The Westboro Baptist Church's protest of last night's Rockets-Thunder game—in response to Jason Collins's coming-out, naturally—was sad and trivial, as the WBC's protests always are. Six picketers showed up. Many more were there to greet them.
Westboro Baptist, that group of awful people with colorful signs who are really concerned about who you're having sex with, have announced on the "Picket Schedule" section of their website that they'll be heading to Atlanta for next weekend's Final Four.