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Don Lemon

Born: 1-Mar-1966
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anchor, CNN Newsroom


[1] Don Lemon, Transparent (2011). See also Bill Carter, "Gay CNN Anchor Sees Risk in Book", The New York Times, 15 May 2011: "It's quite different for an African-American male. It's about the worst thing you can be in black culture. You’re taught you have to be a man; you have to be masculine. In the black community they think you can pray the gay away."

    University: Louisiana State University
    University: BA Broadcast Journalism, Brooklyn College (1996)

    WMAQ-TV Reporter, Co-Anchor (2003-06)

    TELEVISION
    CNN Anchor, CNN Newsroom (2006-)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Into the Storm (28-Jul-2014) · Himself
    The Big Brass Ring (20-Apr-1999) · Reporter #4

Author of books:
Transparent (2011, memoir)


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