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A Teen Came Out To His Mom, But She Had A Surprise Of Her Own

Coming out can be pretty scary for lots of different reasons. Sometimes it's the threat of violence, sometimes it's the fear of disapproval, and sometimes it's the fear of the unknown. What makes this video special is the authentic communication between a mom and son. There's a lot of listening and understanding, but at about 5:17, things take a surprising turn, and it's kind of beautiful.

via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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