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Monday, July 2, 2012

Anderson Cooper Is Gay and Not Even Fox Commenters Seem too Bothered

Posted By on Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 9:20 AM

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CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper finally came out of the closet, revealing in an e-mail to blogger Andrew Sullivan that he is gay -- and damn proud.

"The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud."

Of course, Fox News picked up the story this morning, giving gay-hating Tea Partiers another platform to rail against the left. But much to our surprise, the comment thread on the right-wing website was flooded with tons of support for Cooper's love life.

Here's a few that we read:

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And a few more:

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Of course, between the niceties and shocking support, there were the hatemongers who can't just help themselves, leaving comments like this:

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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