Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper is a prominent gay reporter with the CNN news network. A scion of the Vanderbilt family, Cooper got his start in journalism by having a friend create a counterfeit press pass, so that he could report on issues overseas. In his career, he has served as correspondent and anchor for shows like World News Now, The Mole, Anderson Cooper 360, NewsNight, 60 Minutes, and Anderson Live. Read the latest news about Anderson Cooper, who came out in 2012 via a letter to Andrew Sullivan that was later published with his permission.

The out CNN anchor pointed out a double standard to Kellyanne Conway, who argued that a lawsuit settled out of court implied guilt for Bill Clinton.

October 16 2016 10:00 AM

The gay anchor's tough questioning of Donald Trump in Sunday's debate has led more women to go public with allegations of sexual attacks by the businessman.

October 13 2016 8:48 PM

The internet's favorite debate audience member is sure all Americans deserve equal rights.

October 11 2016 1:41 AM

As Clinton discussed policy and Trump hurled attacks and whined about the moderators, LGBT tweeters reacted with jokes, memes, and outrage.

October 10 2016 2:31 AM

The out journalist's tough questioning of Donald Trump will make him a target for criticism, but the media should ask for the basis of the critique.

October 10 2016 12:23 AM

During an interview with the Washington Post, the CEO criticized “how Anderson Cooper behaves.” 

September 20 2016 11:32 AM

No LGBT person has ever moderated a presidential or vice presidential debate in the general election.

September 02 2016 1:28 PM