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Thomas Roberts

With his career cutting a swath across the U.S.—from San Diego to Nebraska to Virginia— Thomas Roberts already has a long and illustrious career as a TV journalist as well as an LGBT advocate. When he wound up at MSNBC, his eponymous show—Live With Thomas Roberts—garnered an Emmy for its coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. Now that he has left MSNBC, The Advocate is the best place to hear about his next steps. Will he continue with journalism? Will he go into politics? Follow us and find out!

The first out national anchor is highlighting happy LGBTQ+ headlines on Facebook Live. 

June 16 2020 2:07 PM

The out journalist says Trump spent a night in Moscow in 2013, conflicting Trump's statements to former FBI head James Comey.

April 25 2018 1:53 PM

The out journalist made history by anchoring the national news in 2015, but his presence shrunk at MSNBC since the presidential election. 

November 28 2017 12:51 PM

The out anchor hasn't said what's next.

December 18 2016 9:16 PM Updated

Can queer people report on the worst anti-LGBT hate crime in American history and still keep their journalistic distance? Do we need to? 

June 27 2016 6:32 AM Updated

Jasmine Jimenez was about to step back into Pulse nightclub in the early hours of June 12 when she heard the sound of automatic gunfire. She ran for her life — but more than a dozen friends lost theirs. 

June 20 2016 7:14 PM

Takei, one of many Japanese-Americans interned during World War II, takes on Trump and bigotry in an interview with Thomas Roberts.

December 08 2015 9:56 PM
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