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Anderson cooper coming out

Anderson Cooper, an American journalist, author and primary host of CNN Anderson Cooper 360. Cooper has made a large impact on today’s journalism, and news broadcasting. What pulls the audience to Cooper is more than just his raw talent for broadcasting, but also his face, distinct features and golden voice and his fight for equality. Coopers sexuality has long been a topic of media and audience speculation. Surely Cooper’s coming out is not his idea of obtaining popularity. However, we believe his public coming out announcement has led to the greater good of not only the public, but also for other celebrities. Cooper Struggled or more likely found it irrelevant to publicly announce his sexual preface. “I just don’t talk about my personal life," he told New York magazine in 2005. "...The whole thing about being a reporter is that you’re supposed to be an observer and to be able to adapt with any group you’re in, and I don’t want to do anything that threatens that.” Although highly fair, Cooper did the nation a favor. By showing the public that a gay man can prosper and have talent just as any other man or woman could. "It’s become clear to me that by remaining silent on certain aspects of my personal life for so long, I have given some the mistaken impression that I am trying to hide something - something that makes me uncomfortable, ashamed or even afraid. This is distressing because it is simply not true. I’ve also been reminded recently that while as a society we are moving toward greater inclusion and equality for all people, the tide of history only advances when people make themselves fully visible." Cooper will claim that he is not an activist, and although publicly he might not be, but to the LGBT community Anderson Cooper is someone to look upon and admire.


Anderson cooper coming out

"If you feel like an outsider, you tend to observe things a lot more," Cooper said. "Early on I felt very much like an observer, because I knew I was gay, I knew I was somehow different. If you learn the language of loss early, I think you seek out others who have experienced the same thing, who speak the same language of loss."

Cooper being honored at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York


Anderson cooper coming out

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Anderson cooper