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‘Cancer’ Of Anti-Gay Bigotry Leads Gay Republican Group Founder To Quit GOP

by David Badash ● 1:45 PM January 15, 2014
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Will GOProud co-founder Jimmy LaSalvia’s leaving the Republican Party make a difference?

Perhaps the answer is based on one question: Did LaSalvia make a difference when he was in the Republican Party?

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GOProud Co-Founders, Claiming Group Has Been ‘Successful,’ Quit

by David Badash ● 2:30 PM April 26, 2013
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Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron have just quit GOProud, the four-year old gay Tea Party Republican group they founded four years ago, claiming it has been “successful.”

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In Policy Flip, Gay GOP Group Now Officially Supports Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 3:23 PM January 18, 2013
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If it’s news to you that gay GOP group GOProud did not support same-sex marriage, you’re not alone. GOProud, the gay Tea Party branch now supports marriage equality.

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Another Example Of A Conservative Advocating Violence Against A Liberal

by David Badash ● 11:08 AM August 30, 2012
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GOProud’s Chris Barron last night sent a tweet advocating violence against a liberal journalist, David Corn. “Someone should punch David Corn in the face. Honestly.”

Media

Washington Post Offers Cover For Komen And GOProud’s Hypocrisy

by David Badash ● 2:29 PM February 4, 2012
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The Washington Post let a GOProud co-founder to lash out at Planned Parenthood without bothering to properly identify him as a former Planned Parenthood operative.

News

Barney Frank: Gay Republican Groups Respond To Decision To Retire

by David Badash ● 11:54 AM November 28, 2011
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The two gay Republican organizations, the Log Cabin Republicans and GOProud weighed in on the news that Congressman Barney Frank is not going to seek re-election.

News

Do Gay Liberals Really Hate Gay Conservatives — Enough To Gay Bash Them?

by David Badash ● 1:20 PM November 14, 2011
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Do gay Democrats really hate gay Republicans? There seem to be more attacks hurled at the gay Left from gay Right than from the gay Left at the gay Right.

Politics

Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis Wants To Have A Bourbon With GOProud’s Barron

by David Badash ● 4:13 PM August 10, 2011
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Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis wants to have a shot of Bourbon with gay Tea Party Republican group GOProud’s Chris Barron. Or so he says in a profile published today.

Politics

Gay Republican Groups Battle Over Ann Coulter Anti-Gay Comments

by David Badash ● 1:25 PM July 28, 2011
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After Ann Coulter said she was tired of gays, GOProud attacked Log Cabin Republicans, suggesting they on the left, and are looking for attention.

Hate Crimes

Gay Conservative Group Leader: “Second Amendment Rights Are Gay Rights”

by David Badash ● 3:19 PM July 22, 2011
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GOProud’s LaSalvia told MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, “Second Amendment rights are gay rights,” because, he falsely says, hate crime laws don’t work.

Bigotry Watch

Gay GOP Group GOProud’s Chris Barron Takes Down Paladino

by David Badash ● 7:29 PM October 11, 2010
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The Ed Show: “Paladino Thinks God Made Everyone Straight, Kids Get Brainwashed Into Homosexuality” On tonight’s The Ed Show, Ed kicks off his “Fired Up’ segment with this warning: “The level of dangerous anti-gay hate in this country is out of control, and the Republican party is adding fuel to the fire.” Chair of gay [...]

Bigotry Watch

DeMint’s Homophobic Comments Force Gay GOP Group GOProud To Drop Support

by David Badash ● 1:10 PM October 6, 2010
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Chris Barron, Chair of GOProud, the Tea Party alternative to the Log Cabin Republicans, and the host of the recently… highlighted… fundraiser, HomoCon, starring Ann Coulter, is no stranger to extremism and right-wing nuttery. But Barron and GOProud are taking a stand against Tea Party favorite, GOP Senator Jim DeMint. DeMint recently said that gays [...]

Homocon GOProud Chairman: Cash And Partying Trump Stuff Like Marriage Equality

by David Badash ● 4:03 PM September 27, 2010
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GOProud, the fledgling new gay GOP organization chaired by Christopher R Barron, just released a statement in the wake of embarassingly scathing reviews of Ann Coulter’s disgusting remarks at its first annual “Homocon,” a fund raiser/ “party” that raised an estimated $375,000 for GOProud. (Well, minus Coulter’s speaking fees, which were, how much?…) Barron says [...]

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