Tag Archives: Don Lemon

Don Lemon To Trump: Are You A Homophobe? [VIDEO]

Last night CNN host Don Lemon asked Donald Trump point-blank if he is a homophobe. Trump, in standard fashion, dodged the question, saying “I’m a very nice person” before launching into litany of all the people who love him – the Tea Party, evangelicals, etc.  In recent weeks Trump has pandered to the religious right as more fundamentalists question his …

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MISSOURI: Self-Described “Killer” Cop Who Pushed Don Lemon Suspended After Racist, Anti-Gay Rant Surfaces

CNN reports: A Missouri police officer involved in maintaining security in troubled Ferguson was put on administrative leave Friday after a video surfaced showing him railing about the Supreme Court, Muslims, and his past — and perhaps, he said, his future — as “a killer.” The officer, Dan Page of the St. Louis County Police Department, became something of a …

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Fox Anchor Shep Smith Attends LGBT Journo Gala, Does Not Come Out

Last week I reported that Fox anchor Shep Smith was the list of attendees for the annual gala held by the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, which was held last night in NYC. As you can see from Don Lemon’s selfie above, Smith did attend. But he did not come out despite being confronted by a reporter from the …

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Gregg Jarrett Vs Don Lemon, Round Two

Fox News host Gregg Jarrett is continuing his battle with CNN’s Don Lemon over the result of Florida’s “loud music” murder trial. Jarrett told Fox News Radio’s John Gibson that he may be an old man, but Lemon shouldn’t look down on that, because “I bring to the table a lot of experience that he utterly lacks,” suggesting Lemon could …

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Don Lemon Vs Fox Host Gregg Jarrett

Lemon is angry about the hung jury in the trial of a white man who shot a black teenager to death at a Florida gas station, allegedly over the loud music coming from the teen’s SUV. The man was convicted on three lesser charges of attempted murder, one for each of the other teens in the car, but the jury …

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Don Lemon Defends Johnny Weir

Yesterday Bilerico editor John Becker and CNN anchor Don Lemon tangled over whether Johnny Weir has a responsibility to denounce Russia’s treatment of LGBT people. Lemon stood up for Weir and argued that just because he’s gay doesn’t automatically mean he has to be vocal about gay rights all the time. John Becker took a decidedly different position, saying that …

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Don Lemon On Robin Roberts

Openly gay CNN host Don Lemon says it’s still very important for famous people to come out. He spoke of his own struggles coming out to people close to him, and then coming out publicly years later, saying he was fearful at how the news would be received by viewers and others. Lemon said he was “afraid of people like …

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CNN’s Don Lemon Defends Phil Robertson

Via Josh Feldman: GLAAD spokesman Wilson Cruz denounced Robertson’s remarks and said it’s offensive for him to profess to speak on behalf of all Christians. Morgan found the homosexuality comments, as well as comments that black people were “happy” in pre-civil rights Louisiana, to be “pretty outrageous on any level.” Lemon agreed, but was less hesitant than Morgan to call …

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Don Lemon Vs Larry Klayman

CNN host Don Lemon and crackpot freak show Larry Klayman got into it last night. Klayman has previously received media attention for saying during a government shutdown rally that Obama needs “to put the Quran down, to get up off his knees, and to figuratively come out with his hands up,” leading to a particularly contentious fight with Martin Bashir. …

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CNN Panel On The N-Word & F-Word

Mediaite‘s Josh Feldman recaps the show: They first tackled the n-word, with Don Lemon saying “you shouldn’t use that word like a pronoun” and Charles Blow admitting his conflicting feelings on the use of that particular word, even when used among young black youths. Lemon pointed out that it’s not just black youths, but also young white people who feel …

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Don Lemon Vs Ben Ferguson

CNN host Don Lemon and right wing radio host Ben Ferguson tangled yesterday over Tea Party rally attendees that waved a Confederate flag and called the president a Muslim. “Ben, you have to be embarrassed by this video,” Lemon said to conservative radio host Ben Ferguson. “You’re not embarrassed for some members of your party?” When Ferguson tried to argue …

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CNN’s Don Lemon Vs Anti-Marriage Nut

Clip description: Heritage Foundation scholar Ryan Anderson got into a heated and tense exchange with CNN anchor Don Lemon after he asserted that there are no laws currently on the books that make gay marriage “illegal.” Lemon resented Anderson’s assertion, calling it “absurd.” “Just to clarify, the issue here is not legality,” Anderson began, “so, in all 50 states, there …

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