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December 31, 2013

'I was afraid of people like Phil Robertson, who claim to love everyone while simultaneously thinking that everyone's love isn't equal'

While First Lady Michelle Obama and plenty of other people have been quick to congratulate Good Morning America host Robin Roberts for coming out publicly as a lesbian, others have wondered what took her so long.

CNN's Don Lemon took to the air on Monday (30 December) to shed some light on why he thinks Roberts or any television news personality is still reluctant.

December 31, 2013

'I was afraid of people like Phil Robertson, who claim to love everyone while simultaneously thinking that everyone's love isn't equal'

While First Lady Michelle Obama and plenty of other people have been quick to congratulate Good Morning America host Robin Roberts for coming out publicly as a lesbian, others have wondered what took her so long.

CNN's Don Lemon took to the air on Monday (30 December) to shed some light on why he thinks Roberts or any television news personality is still reluctant.

January 22, 2013

CNN's Don Lemon: 'It was so nuanced. In politics you call it a dog whistle'

Don Lemon was watching last week's Golden Globe Award when Jodie Foster took to the stage to accept the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award and to, after decades of speculation, confirmed to the world that she is a lesbian.

Only Lemon, an openly gay anchor and reporter for CNN, at first wasn't all that sure of what Foster was doing.

November 9, 2012

Actor fires back via Twitter: 'Didn't realize you were a 12 year old girl'

You might not want to invite CNN anchor Don Lemon and actor Jonah Hill to the same party anytime soon.

It seems to two had a face-to-face encounter in a New York City hotel on Thursday (8 November) that was so unpleasant that it has resulted in a Twitter war.

'Said hi to Jonah in a hotel,' Lemon wrote in a tweet that kicked things off. 'Think he thought I was a bellman. Didn’t know his name til the bellman told me. A lesson to always be kind.'

August 8, 2012

'I am not objective when it comes to equality'

In September, Thomas Roberts will become the first openly gay cable news anchor to get married beating the likes of Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow and Don Lemon to the alter.

Roberts, who anchors a morning newscast weekdays on MSNBC, will be marrying longtime partner Patrick Abner of Merck Pharmaceuticals’ HIV/AIDS division in Manhattan.

May 14, 2012

'To be truly inclusive ... we’ve got to have other people in there with a voice' 

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu may have dropped out of the race for an Arizona congressional seat, but the openly gay lawman says he still hopes to help make his Republican Party more LGBT inclusive.

December 23, 2011

CNN anchor Don Lemon is uncertain of what will happen when his contract comes up for renewal

CNN anchor Don Lemon's profile rose higher in 2011 - a year in which he came out publicly and published his memoirs.

But he makes clear in a profile published today [22 December] in Creative Loafing Magazine, that he is his own man and wants to make the most of his future - with or without CNN.

December 23, 2011

CNN anchor Don Lemon is uncertain of what will happen when his contract comes up for renewal

CNN anchor Don Lemon's profile rose higher in 2011 - a year in which he came out publicly and published his memoirs.

But he makes clear in a profile published today [22 December] in Creative Loafing Magazine, that he is his own man and wants to make the most of his future - with or without CNN.