12 Days of Pride: BET.com Celebrates Don Lemon

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09:  CNN anchor Don Lemon at the 2017 GLAAD Gala at City View at Metreon on September 9, 2017 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for GLAAD)

12 Days of Pride: BET.com Celebrates Don Lemon

The CNN hosts is always headline news.

Published June 21, 2018

Celebrating queer people of color isn't just about actors and musicians, it's also people in the world of news and politics. As the only Black person with a prime-time news show, we had to honor Don Lemon

12 Days Of Pride: Don Lemon

Monday through Friday, Don Lemon shuts down the fake news on CNN Tonight. His passionate voice is definitely need in the era of Trump and his show constantly provides a spaces for Black commentators you may not see on other networks.

In 2011, Don came out as a gay man in his book, Transparent. Since then, he has also been outspoken about LGBT issues. So, happy LGBTQ Pride Month to Don Lemon and all of our out-and-proud brothers and sisters in cable news. 

Watch Shangela's tribute to Don Lemon, above.

Written by Renee Samuel


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