Meet The First Openly Gay Baseball Player

And other major LGBT stories from the past week...

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live takes a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView."

Introducing David Denson: The First Openly Gay Baseball Player
Pro baseball now has its first ever openly gay player.

The White House Hires Its First Transgender Staffer
On Tuesday, the White House's first openly transgender woman of color started her first day on the job.

Violence Against Trans Women At An All Time High
Saturday will be the second anniversary of the death of Islan Nettles.

Looking For A Femme? There's An App For That
Megan Evans and Whitney Bacon discuss their app, Find Femmes.

An Open Letter To My Future In-Laws Who Won't Be At My Wedding
James Yeager discusses his blog post "An Open Letter To My Future Parents In-Law Who Won't Attend Our Wedding."

Our #UnicornOfTheWeek Is Rugby Player Keegan Hirst
Rugby player Keegan Hirst is our #UnicornOfTheWeek. Josh Zepps explains why.