's 10 Gayest Moments

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com July 01 2010 2:05 PM ET

After 25 years hosting his nightly interview show on CNN, Larry King announced he’d be stepping down in the fall. And while the legendary radio and TV personality has become as well known for his multiple marriages (and subsequent divorces) and he has for his unique line of questioning, one thing has always been certain: Larry King has a stellar record on gay issues.  

From a debate about gay marriage with pastor Joel Osteen to his chat with Cher about the making of "Believe," check out some of King's finer moments from his years hosting Larry King Live. 

Larry King talks about murdered gay teen Lawrence King and the Day of Silence.

Larry King and Dolly Parton talk about gay rights and gay rumors.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King talks to Joel and Victoria Osteen about the future of gay marriage.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King talks to Judge Judy About Prop. 8 and Her Support of the Gay Family.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King talks with Cher about her revived career and her hit single "Believe."

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King has an awkward interview with Carrie Prejean — and the antigay beauty queen walks off the show.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King talks with Christian musician Jennifer Knapp about coming out. 

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King and the Reverend Gene Robinson talk about homosexuality and the church. 

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King, Andrew Sullivan, and more talk about being gay and Republican.

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMLarry King talks gay marriage with George Takei and his husband, Brad Altman.