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Cooper Goes Head-to-Head With Texas Republican Over Conversion Therapy

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 13, 2014
CNN’s Anderson Cooper confronted Texas Republican State Rep. Bryan Hughes over his party’s decision to advocate conversion therapy in its platform.

Diverse Celebrities Defend Baldwin

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
What do Ann Coulter, Harvey Fierstein and "Mad Men" actor Bryan Batt have in common? They’re all defending Alec Baldwin, who came under fire last week for using anti-gay slurs against a photographer.

Cooper Continues to Call Out Baldwin For Anti-Gay Comments

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
Alec Baldwin made headlines last week after hurling anti-gay slurs towards paparazzi, resulting in a temporary suspension of his talk show on MSNBC and the scrutiny and criticism of his peers in the media.

Cooper Calls Out Baldwin, Actor Defends Himself With Hairdresser

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 15, 2013
It didn’t take long for out news anchor Anderson Cooper to slam Alec Baldwin for allegedly hurling anti-gay slurs towards paparazzi on Thursday.

Madonna Honors Anderson Cooper at GLAAD Awards Gala

By JC Alvarez | Monday Mar 18, 2013
Madonna just kissed a boy, Anderson Cooper, at Saturday night’s GLAAD Media Awards in New York, which honored the newsman. Film director Brett Ratner received the Ally Award in recognition of his positive response to one his tweets.

GLAAD Shuts N.Y. Post Out of Media Awards Gala

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 15, 2013
GLAAD announced on Wednesday that it would barr the New York Post from covering the GLAAD Media Awards because of the newspaper’s anti-transgender coverage.

Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD Award for LGBT Representation in Media

By Sergio N. Candido | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Cooper will be honored with the Vito Russo award, presented to LGBT "media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality."

Did a CNN Anchor Suppress Story Outing Anderson Cooper?

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 16, 2013
Fellow CNN anchor Howie Kurtz has been accused of interfering with a story for the Daily Beast that would have outed Anderson Cooper long before he announced his sexual orientation last year.

Jodie Foster Reignites Debate About Coming Out

By Steve Weinstein | Monday Jan 14, 2013
Just when we were all taking coming out for granted, the actress’ acceptance speech of a lifetime award at the Golden Globes has everyone talking once again about the act of coming out.

Plug Pulled on Anderson Cooper’s Syndicated Show

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 31, 2012
Warner Brothers officials announced on Monday that they would no longer continue Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show, "Anderson Live," due to two seasons of poor ratings.