NBC has also distanced itself from Trump, who made slurs against Mexicans part of his bid for the Republican party nomination for president.
Thomas Roberts joined other NBCUniversal employees celebrating the day by marching in the parade as proud LGBTs and allies.
The out anchor's role expands with a two-hour midday gig on MSNBC.
In the cable channel's new lineup, Roberts will anchor a two-hour midday news program.
TV personalities around the nation, including MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, the women of The View, and even NBC's peacock logo, sported purple to take a stand for LGBT youth.
The out anchor talks trans inclusion, answers critics, and discusses the possibility of an LGBT-focused show.