Denver Post profile: TV host Eden Lane opens up about her life and challenges

Last week, Eden Lane participated in a community-wide staged reading of Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black’s play “8,” hosted by the Denver Center Theatre Company and featuring a cast of both professional actors and local celebrities. The play chronicles the historic constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, which would have eliminated the right of same-sex couples to marry. (Photo by Jennifer M. Koskinen, provided by the Denver Center)


By John Moore

Oct. 21, 2012

Colorado Public Television’s Eden Lane is believed to be the first transgender journalist on mainstream TV anywhere in the United States. “But I don’t think of being transgender as any part of my identity, any more than I do that I am left-handed,” she said.

But “the Eden Lane story represents the potential for a wonderfully better world,” fellow TV producer Tom Biddle says. “It helps us to understand humanity better in a way that is unavailable to most people.”

Read my full profile on Eden Lane here. It ran in today’s Denver Post.