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Jonathan Capehart

The latest news about Jonathan Capehart, the out gay editorial writer and commentator for the Washington Post and MSNBC. He frequently writes about LGBT and African American issues and politics in the United States, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1999 for his work on the editorial team of New York Daily News. A native of the state of New Jersey, Jonathan Capehart attended Carleton College. He served as a speechwriter for Michael Bloomberg during his election campaign for mayor of New York City in 2001.

Alphonso David Says HRC Treated Him Differently Because of Race

David, fired by the Human Rights Campaign last week, made a charge of racism in the first interview he's given since his ouster. 

'Enemies of Equality' Report Draws Liberty Counsel's Ire

Freedom for All Americans charts the interlocking relationships of anti-LGBT groups, and Liberty Counsel protests, especially against conservative LGBT rights supporter Paul Singer.

Jonathan Capehart: 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Was a Lie

The out columnist concludes that the popular narrative around the killing of Michael Brown was untrue, but that doesn't diminish the larger problem of racism.

'Rising Stars of Cable News' List Skews Heavily LGBT

Of the nine chosen by Mediaite, three are gay men and one is a lesbian.

MSNBC's Jonathan Capehart Rips Billy Graham's Homophobic Son for Supporting Putin

On Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart reads an open letter to Franklin Graham, deeming his support of Vladimir Putin "breathtakingly offensive."

WATCH: Time for Pat Robertson to 'Stuff It'

Commentator Jonathan Capehart called on faith leaders to condemn the homophobia of Robertson and his ilk.