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CNN talk show host Piers Morgan brought Janet Mock, a writer and transgender woman, back to his show on Wednesday night to follow up on their discussion the night before. Don't miss Janet Mock's new Metro Weekly interview (Photo by Aaron Tredwell) After their pre-recorded interview was broadcast, Mock took to Twitter to express some dissatisfaction with the innacurate, on-screen title card ... [Read]

An anti-gay director of the American Family Association was brought on air to discuss his criticism of "Mix It Up at Lunch Day." The conversation ended, though, when the show's host was put off by some terribly misleading claims. The director, Bryan Fischer, told CNN anchor Carol Costello that the "Mix It Up" program was designed by the Southern Poverty ... [Read]

CNN: You're also against gay marriage. Walker: Yeah I am. There's just certain traditions that need to be upheld. I'll give you the other side of it, no it doesn't affect me, no it doesn't change my life. There's just traditions that need to be dealt with. I'm a believer that gay marriage should be passed because the battle is ... [Read]

"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.... The fact is, I'm gay, always have ... [Read]

"I thought it was heartless, to tell you the truth, to take a few subjects, which are very important, he crammed it into a rapid-fire, machine-gun format where my ideas got reduced to four-second soundbites. In my opinion, those subjects can only be properly addressed in the context of a relationship, with the person who is asking me those questions. ... [Read]

Erik Wemple at the Washington Post reports this statement from CNN on Roland Martin's Super Bowl tweets: "Roland Martin's tweets were regrettable and offensive. Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated. We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air ... [Read]

Tonight's Madonna half-time show at the Superbowl got a significant amount of attention from her dedicated gay fans, but it was CNN commentator Roland Martin's tweets about H&M's new David Beckham underwear that started a secondary firestorm on Twitter. He tweeted: He then followed up, tweeting: He later attempted to explain his tweets, writing: Although he responded to several other ... [Read]