Rachel Maddow is openly gay. In fact, she is the first prime-time news anchor to come out publicly as gay. Also, she was the first American who is publicly gay to earn the Rhodes scholarship.
Rachel Maddow is an American author and television host. She is most well known for her television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, in which she mostly gives political commentary on current events. She was born in Castro Valley, California, and graduated from Stanford University.