LZ Granderson

LZ Granderson
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LZ Granderson is an ABC News contributor and host of ABC Audio’s “Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson” podcast. He is an Emmy Award-winning journalist as well as an op-ed... Read More »
LZ Granderson is an ABC News contributor and host of ABC Audio’s “Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson” podcast. He is an Emmy Award-winning journalist as well as an op-ed columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Granderson hosts the network’s first LGBTQ-focused podcast, “Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson,” of which he is also the producer. In the podcast, Granderson draws from his own lived experience as a gay, Black father to host thought-provoking, poignant and engaging conversations with some of the most influential and inspirational people in the LGBTQ+ community. “Life Out Loud” received a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD in 2022 and Spotify selected it as one of the “Best New Podcasts of 2021.” Since joining ABC News in 2015, Granderson focuses heavily on politics in his role as a contributor. In 2021 the Equality Forum listed Granderson among its “LGBTQ History Month Icons,” and the Los Angeles Press Club as well as California News and Publishing Association named him the year's top columnist. In 2016 he was inducted into the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Hall of Fame and his TED Talk, “Myth of the Gay Agenda,” has more than 1.7 million views. Granderson received recognition for his work from major LGBTQ+ organizations in the nation, including the Human Rights Campaign, GLSEN and GLAAD. The Advocate, the nation’s most prominent and oldest LGBTQ+ magazine, frequently includes him as one of the 50 most influential LGBTQ voices in media. Throughout his career, Granderson worked at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, South Bend Tribune, and the Grand Rapids Press. He spent over 17 years at ESPN in a variety of roles, including NBA editor, Page 2 columnist, tennis commentator, radio host, and co-host of the television show "SportsNation." During this time, he was also a columnist and political contributor for CNN. Before that, Granderson was a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago and the Hechinger Institute at Columbia University. « Read Less
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'RuPaul Drag Race' season 14 breakout star Kornbread talks body image, being a role model
By LZ Granderson
March 17, 2022 Story from GMA LZ Granderson , ABC News
LZ Granderson, host of 'Life Out Loud': Dr. Rachel Levine on protecting transgender youth
By LZ Granderson
June 10, 2021 Story from US LZ Granderson , ABC News
Biden pledges unity, but facts and truth have to come first: Opinion
By LZ Granderson
January 22, 2021 Story from Politics LZ Granderson , ABC News
LZ Granderson, host of 'Life Out Loud': Why we need Pride more than ever
By LZ Granderson
June 1, 2021 Story from US LZ Granderson , ABC News
A lot has changed since George Floyd's death, but not near enough: OPINION
By LZ Granderson
November 25, 2020 Story from US LZ Granderson , ABC News
Capitol attack another reminder of 'two Americas' that exist: OPINION
By LZ Granderson
January 9, 2021 Story from US LZ Granderson , ABC News
'Strait Talk with Matt & LZ' To Stream Live from Detroit on Sept. 19
by Matthew Dowd & LZ Granderson
September 15, 2016 Story from Politics by Matthew Dowd & LZ Granderson , ABC News
OPINION: We Respect Muhammad Ali's Faith in Theory, But Do We in Practice?
By LZ GRANDERSON
June 10, 2016 Story from US LZ GRANDERSON , ABC News
Column: Faith -- It's Not Just for Straight People Anymore
By LZ GRANDERSON
September 24, 2015 Story from US LZ GRANDERSON , ABC News
Obama, Charleston and the N-Word
COLUMN by LZ GRANDERSON
June 23, 2015 Story from Politics COLUMN by LZ GRANDERSON , ABC News
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