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Former Top Gay Republican Says Reince Priebus Was Too Scared To Meet With Him
His nickname for the RNC Chair: "Pussy Galore"
The Gay Tea Party Is In Trouble
Jimmy LaSalvia and Christopher R. Barron, the founders of a gay conservative lobbying group that styled itself after the
How the National Organization for Marriage Was Banished to the Basement at CPAC 2014
This year at CPAC there was no panel focused on the evils of gay marriage. NOM did have a small table in the basement of the hotel with the other exhibitors, though nothing as grand as the massive, expensive booths and tents of the gun-rights groups or the anti-tax activists.
CPAC Chairs: We Totally Include Gay People And Women
"Everyone who's asked me that question, I've asked them one back: Have you physically counted the number of women from the
Gay Rights Missing From CPAC 2014, Despite Growing Acceptance Among GOP
GOProud's clash with CPAC started in 2011, when the group was banned from having any formal participation after social conservative
GOP Gay Rights Group Reconciles With American Conservatives Union, Will Attend This Year's CPAC
.@GOPROUD founder @ChrisRBarron on CPAC compromise: "nothing new, CPAC isn't anymore welcoming of gay rights groups than
Friday Talking Points -- 2014 the Year of the Marijuana Voter?
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Will 2014 (or perhaps 2016) become known as the "Year Of The Marijuana Voter"? This question can now be seriously asked, because the issue of radically reforming marijuana laws seems to be growing bigger and more imperative with each passing week.
LaSalvia On Republican Party's 'Cultural Disease,' Aaron Schock
Tthe co-founder of the conservative gay group GOProud, which made headlines in recent years after it was banned from the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, lashed out at the GOP days after announcing he's left the Republican Party, having registered as an Independent.
Jimmy LaSalvia, Former GOProud Founder, On Republican Party's 'Cultural Disease,' Aaron Schock
Former GOProud founder says GOP wants to change, but doesn't have a backbone: “Intellectually, they know that the party has
Why Jimmy LaSalvia Has Become a Welcome Independent Voice in the U.S.
Scott De Buitléir
Writer, Poet, Broadcaster, and Founder, 'EILE Magazine'
On Monday last, Jimmy LaSalvia, who co-founded the U.S. Republican LGBT group, GOProud, announced on his website that he has left the Republican Party, and has become independent.
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Nancy Pelosi Dings DOMA Defender Paul Clement: 'What A Stale Role To Play In Life'
Jimmy LaSalvia, the executive director of GOProud, which represents conservatives in favor of gay marriage, was among those
At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over
Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room-only crowd. “We cannot be at war
The New March Madness: CPAC's Guest List
Michael B. Keegan
President, People For the American Way
In many ways, CPAC is caught in exactly the same bind as the Republican Party. The party's leaders know that to survive in the long term it must moderate its positions and expand its base. But they're still in the grips of an extremist fringe that just won't let that happen.
Bruce Carroll Resigns From Gay Republican Group GOProud To Explore Lindsey Graham Challenge
As David Badash points out at The New Civil Rights Movement, however, Carroll's new Twitter bio already reads, "The next
S.E. Cupp On CPAC, Gay Rights: 'I Can't Keep Doing That,' CPAC 'Dismissive And Disrespectful' To Gay Groups (VIDEO)
Watch the full segment at HuffPost Live. "It just became increasingly uncomfortable to align with an event, a great event
Morning Links: Manti Te'o, GOProud and DOMA
Senior Staff Reporter, The Huffington Post
-- Speculation is heating up in the gay blogosphere that the explanation behind Manti Te'o's bizarre saga of a dead ex-girlfriend
GOProud, Gay Republican Group, Offers Twinkies For Donations As Potential Snack Shortage Looms
While shoppers flooded Twitter with stockpiling plans and hoarding tips, this may be the first political group to trade Twinkies
How Gay Republicans Lost Dismally When 2012 Should Have Been Their Year
Had the Log Cabin Republicans not endorsed Romney, they would now have more pull within the GOP. They would be able to tell GOP leaders, in the midst of the handwringing over the party's "demographic problem," that had Romney backed off his harsh line on gay rights, they could have helped him win.
Partisan Gay Groups' Reactions To Presidential Debate Include 'Schoolyard Bully', 'Republican Wins'
“The media tries to pigeon-hole gay voters and gay issues," LaSalvia wrote. "They think the only thing that qualifies as
Log Cabin Republicans And GOProud Struggle For Future Of LGBT People In The GOP Party
TOKEN REPRESENTATION And Cooper was characteristically opaque. A storm of rhetoric was raging against him again, but he seemed
Gary Johnson, Libertarian Presidential Candidate, On Gay Republicans And Mitt Romney
Johnson is also expecting to pull in Ron Paul supporters. Former GOP New Mexico governor and Libertarian Party candidate
The Problem With Uncle Tom
Senior Director for Policy at the Center for Reproductive Rights
Log Cabin Republicans aren't the only ones Frank offended with this insensitive comparison. "Uncle Tom" is a racially loaded slavery reference, and his decision to use it here was entirely inappropriate.
Real Talk: Why Are We So Afraid of Gay Republicans?
Gay veteran, journalist, and author
The #negrospotting meme revealed an uncomfortable truth about the Democratic base: that diversity is supported if said "diverse" person knows his or her place. Dare to step outside what is expected of you, and you
be ridiculed. This is the game that we play with gay Republicans.
'Don't Say Gay' at the GOP Convention: A View From the Floor
No one uttered the word "gay" from the podium, nor did anyone want to want to speak about the issue when asked. But no one ever attained their civil rights from being quiet. Keep your hugs and kisses. Just give me full equality.
Meghan McCain Talks GOProud, Obama's Stance On Gay Marriage While Promoting New Book
"I think it’s so unfair for people to sort of say that gay Republican men must be somehow self-loathing or something of that
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