Lane Hudson is a writer, blogger, and communications executive. In the past, Lane worked as a staffer to Former U.S. Senator Fritz Hollings and former South Carolina Governor Jim Hodges. In recognition of his high impact blogging, Lane was profiled as a Time Magazine Person of the Year in 2006 as an example of the new power of average citizens in the Information Age. The Advocate Magazine also recognized Lane as a Person of the Year. Out Magazine has also recognized Lane in their 2007 "Out 100", a list of the 100 most influential gay Americans. Lane has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, and ABC. He has also been a guest on CNN Radio, National Public Radio, Fox News Radio, Sirius-XM Radio, Air America Radio, the Ed Schultz Show, and Public Radio International. Lane's work and commentary has been featured in publications such as the Washington Post, the New York Times, The Economist, the L.A. Times, and USA Today. He has also regularly appears on panels discussing American politics throughout the U.S. and overseas.