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What Exactly Is 'Gay Voice'?

Richard William Allen | Posted 07.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Richard William Allen

Throughout my adult life, I've found myself thinking, If only I sounded straighter, the world would be my oyster. Or, less ambitiously, I would be knee-deep in men wanting to have sex with me, if only I didn't sound so gay.

Stargayzing's David Munk Interviews David Thorpe, Director of the New Documentary Do I Sound Gay?

David Munk | Posted 07.08.2015 | Gay Voices
David Munk

Speaking of interviews and gay voices, I was so pleased to be given the opportunity to interview David Thorpe just a few minutes after attending the screening.

Screw the Weather Channel! My Forecast Is Always Correct

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.02.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Attention professional weather prognosticators, TV meteorologists, National Hurricane Center forecasters and anyone whose number one conversation topic centers around Fourth of July weekend atmospheric conditions. Yes, that includes this nation's grandpas.

Glenn Beck Tells Don Lemon He Shouldn't Have Used 'That Word' On TV

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck told CNN host Don Lemon Wednesday night that he disapproved of him using a racial slur on TV. A discussion about...

CNN Host Asks If Jefferson Memorial Is Equal With Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

While discussing the movement to eradicate the presence of the Confederate flag, a CNN host asked whether we should also bring down a monument to a pr...

Don Lemon Holds A Big N-Word Sign On CNN

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

CNN anchor Don Lemon sparked a controversy -- and perhaps a new meme -- on Monday night during an attempt to engage his audience in a debate on race. ...

Gabriel Arana

Charleston Heckler Calls CNN's Don Lemon And Obama 'Uncle Toms'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 06.20.2015 | Media

For once, CNN anchor Don Lemon isn't making news for malapropisms or off-color questions. During a live segment Thursday in Charleston, South Caro...

CNN Panel Gets In Tense Battle Over Caitlyn Jenner

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media

A CNN discussion on Caitlyn Jenner revealing her identity in Vanity Fair this week turned into a fighting match Tuesday night between host Don Lemon a...

Slavery, Curfews, Property, and Marriage

Buster Ross | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Buster Ross

Being out past curfew was against the law for slaves in the colonies. Should slaves have respected the law and brought about change through legal means?

Maryland Governor, Baltimore Mayor Walk Off Don Lemon Interview About Protests

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan walked off of an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon on Monday night, apparently f...

CNN's Don Lemon To Bill Bratton: 'Do You Think That People Of Color Are Targeted By Police?'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.23.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon had some pointed questions for Bill Bratton Wednesday night, asking the NYPD commissioner if he believes African-American men are disp...

Don Lemon Explains Why He Told An Alleged Cosby Victim To Use Her Teeth 'As A Weapon'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.21.2015 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon inspired fury in November when he asked an alleged rape victim why she didn't use her teeth to fight back during forced oral sex. ...

CNN Panel Gangs Up On Trevor Noah Critic

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media

It was five against one Tuesday night as CNN attempted to tackle the controversy surrounding newly named "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah and some less-t...

Don Lemon Blasts Indiana's 'Discriminatory' Religious Freedom Law

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Media

One minute was all it took for CNN's Don Lemon to pick apart Indiana's controversial religious freedom law Monday night. Much of the country has fo...

CNN Panel Gets Into Heated Debate Over 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.20.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon hosted a debate Thursday night on the continuing controversy over "hands up, don't shoot," the phrase that has become a symbol followi...

Trinidad James: When I Call You My N***a, It's Love!

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.23.2015 | Black Voices

Last week Trinidad James found himself in the midst of the controversy surrounding a viral clip showing a University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon f...

Don Lemon Asks CNN Panel If Being Gay Is A Choice

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.05.2015 | Media

"Can you choose to be gay?" CNN's Don Lemon posed the question to his guests, Ben Ferguson, Sally Kohn and HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill, over a...

'Empire' Co-Creator Is 'Gutted' By The Bill Cosby Allegations

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Lee Daniels is "wrecked" by the sexual-assault allegations surrounding Bill Cosby, a man the "Precious" director and "Empire" co-creator describes as ...

Black Millennials: We Need Your Presence, Not Just Your Success

Rashawn Davis | Posted 04.26.2015 | Black Voices
Rashawn Davis

These gentrified zones that we tend to migrate to as an "escape" don't need us as much as they need the incomes associated with us. However, there are cities and neighborhoods across this country that are desperate for the presence of strong and successful men and women of color.

Don Lemon Tweets Shirtless Selfie In The Name Of Journalism

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

Geraldo Rivera isn't the only cable news host who likes to flaunt his bare chest on social media. CNN's Don Lemon has officially joined the shirtless ...

Shep Smith Rips Don Lemon's 'Blizzardmobile'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.28.2015 | Media

Fox News' Shepard Smith took a swipe at CNN anchor Don Lemon on Tuesday, after Lemon reported on "Winter Storm Juno" from a so-called Blizzardmobile. ...

Seriously, CNN? A Blizzardmobile?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.28.2015 | Comedy

Snowpocalypse 2015 was such a big nothing in some areas, especially in New York City, that one weather forecaster even apologized. So what's a netw...

Don Lemon Dances With A Robot

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.22.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon has delivered yet another incisive interview -- this time with a robot named Meccanoid. During a segment promoting the third seaso...

Nothing Is Sacred

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

Neither public servants nor clergy nor holy books nor heroes are infallible. Battling obscurantism does not mean we are saints of any kind. It means we will not accept a tyrant's bogus paradise, and are free to form our own words and images and make up our own minds.

Don Lemon Asks A Muslim Human Rights Lawyer If He Supports ISIS

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon recently asked an international human rights lawyer if he supports the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria -- a terrorist group that has c...