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Neil Patrick Harris: 'I Can Totally Understand' Why Anderson Cooper Waited To Come Out

Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Neil Patrick Harris joined HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps for a frank discussion that recalled his own public coming out process in 2006. “I feel in ...

Alec Baldwin Hits Back At Anderson Cooper's Criticism Of Twitter Controversy

Posted 07.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Alec Baldwin has fired back at Anderson Cooper's criticism of his supposed anti-gay controversy. Last month, Cooper had taken to Twitter in the w...

WATCH: 13 LGBT Entertainment Moments That Made Us Proud This Year

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Happy Pride Month! To celebrate, we're taking a look at some of the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) entertainment moments that...

WATCH: Celebrate Anderson Cooper's 46th Birthday With 26 Of His Best Moments From The Past Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.03.2013 | Gay Voices

46 years ago on this day, June 3, Anderson Cooper was welcomed into the world. From daytime TV antics like getting drunk with Kathie Lee and Hoda ...

Media Figures Top Out Magazine's Power List

Posted 04.10.2013 | Media

Out magazine published its annual "Power 50" list on Wednesday and featured multiple members of the media. The 7th annual list, which was created ...

Anderson Cooper: 'Being Gay Is A Blessing'

Posted 06.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper said that "being gay is a blessing" and he "couldn't be more proud" of his sexuality in an exclusive chat with HuffPost Gay Voices Edi...

Madonna's Big Surprise For Anderson Cooper

AP | Posted 05.02.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK — Gay advocacy group GLAAD says Madonna will present CNN's Anderson Cooper with an award for openly gay media professionals. GLAAD tol...

WATCH: Anderson Cooper's Personal Reasons For Emphasizing Bullying On TV Special

Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper revealed his personal motivation for highlighting the subject of bullying in a forthcoming CNN special. Though Cooper describes hi...

Anderson Cooper Tapped To Receive GLAAD's Highest Honor

Posted 02.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper will receive the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD) most prestigious honor this year. The CNN anchor will acce...

Anderson Cooper Talks About Dating Girls

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Media

As we all know, Anderson Cooper is now fully out of the closet. This is a good thing for many reasons, but one of them is that he is now free to have ...

LOOK: 20 Of Our Favorite Anderson Cooper Moments Since He Came Out

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 01.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper hosted CNN's New Year's Eve celebration with Kathy Griffin on Tuesday and there was no shortage of hilarious (and controversial) momen...

Anderson Cooper Talks With David Letterman About Being Gay

Posted 11.11.2012 | Gay Voices

"Dave, I'm gay. We don't do this kind of thing." That was Anderson Cooper's humorous response to David Letterman's fist bump during a "Late Show" ...

Honey Boo Boo's Uncle Poodle On Being A Proud Gay 'Redneck'

Posted 10.13.2012 | Gay Voices

Honey Boo Boo's beloved "Uncle Poodle" is speaking out. Known to television audiences nationwide after his debut on the first season finale of TLC...

Anderson Cooper Freaks Out On Star Jones

Posted 10.04.2012 | Media

Anderson Cooper flipped out at Star Jones for what he said was unfair criticism about his coming out — drawing a sharp response from the former "Vie...

Anderson Cooper Opens Up About Coming Out

Posted 11.10.2012 | Media

Anderson Cooper used the relaunch of his talk show on Monday to make his first public comments about coming out since his statement announcing he was ...

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Anderson Cooper's Boyfriend Allegedly Caught Cheating

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

Anderson Cooper's long-term boyfriend, Ben Maisani, allegedly has been caught on camera kissing another man in a New York park. Maisani, 39, who h...

On Coming Out

Thomas Naples | Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Thomas Naples

It makes me sad and frustrated that anyone needs to "come out" at all. However, I realize now that being "out" to family, friends, colleagues, professors, the Internet, etc. helps them get to know me and helps me be more comfortable with the way I am.

Gay Bash

Dar Dowling | Posted 09.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Dar Dowling

Does the fact that you live a good life, are kind, work hard -- or are a hero as in Sally Ride's case -- become moot because you don't come out? I hope not.

Miles to Go Before We Sleep

Howard Bragman | Posted 09.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Howard Bragman

I worked with my first celebrities who came out more than two decades ago and clearly we have made extraordinary strides.  But we have not reached the promised land yet.

Gay Chicago TV Tackles LGBTQ Visibility And The Many Faces Of Coming Out

Waymon Hudson | Posted 09.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

Too often we see the queer community literally white-washed. Telling the stories and honoring the coming-out struggles of people of color like Frank Ocean and Diana King, or of people who challenge gender roles like Megan Rapinoe, is extremely important.

Anderson Cooper's Sexual Orientation Shouldn't Cause National Media Frenzy

The Crimson White | Posted 09.15.2012 | College
The Crimson White

When Anderson Cooper announced in a short and precisely worded email that he is, in fact, homosexual, it immediately became a national news item. ABC News, Fox News and even CNN ran stories about Cooper's sexuality. We should not be proud of this.

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Anderson Cooper's Coming Out Was Planned For Months

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 07.11.2012 | Media

Anderson Cooper caught everyone by surprise when he revealed he was gay on July 2 in an email to Andrew Sullivan that was shared with the public. But ...

WATCH: Michelangelo Signorile Visits CNN's 'Reliable Sources' To Chat About Anderson Cooper's Coming Out

Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper may have delivered the most ho hum coming out ever last week when he made the revelation in an email to the Daily Beast's Andrew Sulli...

Something To Celebrate: 17 Of The Best LGBT Moments Of The Week July 2 -- 8

Posted 07.08.2012 | Gay Voices

With so much hate continually aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, we like to take a moment every once in a while to highlig...

Coming Out Wasn't Always So Easy For Gays Working In News Media

Chuck Gomez | Posted 09.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Chuck Gomez

As recently as 1989, tolerance for gays and gay jounalists was hardly prevalent. I would cringe at the gay jokes in the newsroom. A few years earlier I overheard a colleague tell a cameraman, "You better watch when you interview those gays. You don't want to catch AIDS, you know."