Jimmy LaSalvia and Christopher R. Barron, the founders of a gay conservative lobbying group that styled itself after the
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.
"Everyone who's asked me that question, I've asked them one back: Have you physically counted the number of women from the
GOProud's clash with CPAC started in 2011, when the group was banned from having any formal participation after social conservative
.@GOPROUD founder @ChrisRBarron on CPAC compromise: "nothing new, CPAC isn't anymore welcoming of gay rights groups than
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.
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.
Former GOProud founder says GOP wants to change, but doesn't have a backbone: “Intellectually, they know that the party has
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.
Jimmy LaSalvia, the executive director of GOProud, which represents conservatives in favor of gay marriage, was among those
Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room-only crowd. “We cannot be at war
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.
As David Badash points out at The New Civil Rights Movement, however, Carroll's new Twitter bio already reads, "The next
Watch the full segment at HuffPost Live. "It just became increasingly uncomfortable to align with an event, a great event
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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.
“The media tries to pigeon-hole gay voters and gay issues," LaSalvia wrote. "They think the only thing that qualifies as