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

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 13
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 | Nov 19
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 | Nov 19
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 | Nov 15
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 | Mar 18
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 | Mar 15
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 | Feb 26
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 | Jan 16
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.

Plug Pulled on Anderson Cooper’s Syndicated Show

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 31
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.

At Last: Anderson Cooper Comes Out

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 2
At long last, Anderson Cooper announces that he is gay.

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