QueerView August 29: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take 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."

ESPN Apologizes For Michael Sam Shower Coverage
ESPN might have taken its locker room reporting a little too inside the locker room.The sports network actually dished Tuesday on Michael Sam's showering habits during the St. Louis Rams training camp.

What It’s Like to Be Queer In Barcelona
Patricia Rodríguez, the winner and title holder of Miss Spain 2013, came out of the closet this week through an Instagram post with her partner. The move makes Rodríguez the first openly lesbian national beauty queen.

Mom Reacts To USDA Rejecting Organ Donation From Gay Son
A portion of an organ donation from a deceased gay Iowa teen has been rejected due to his sexual orientation.

Poll Finds Well-Being Of LGBT Americans Lower Than Straight Counterparts
A new Gallup poll is shedding insight into the well-being of America's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and the results are anything but inspiring.

Unicorn Of The Week: Christian Rock Star Vicky Beeching
Christian Rock Star Vicky Beeching is HuffPost Live's Unicorn of the Week.