Topics :: GOProud

GOProud Leadership Deny Rumors but Announces ’Legal Closure’

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Although the terms and length of closure have yet to be disclosed, in a statement posted on their website Monday, Matthew Bechstein, co-director of conservative gay republican group GOProud announced a "legal closure" of the organization.

Log Cabin Republican Sets Record Straight on Not Being Invited to CPAC

By EDGE | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
Gay conservative groups are again barred from official participation CPAC, and like an angry Cinderella uninvited to the ball with poison pen in hand, Log Cabin Republican president Gregory T. Angelo took to conservative media to set the record straight.

GOProud Co-Founder Resigns Over CPAC Comprimise

By EDGE | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
A little over a month after GOProud co-founder Jimmy LaSalvia announced he was quitting the Republican party, Chris Barron who founded the arch-conservative gay political organization with him in 2009 announced he was stepping down from the board.

GOProud Co-Founder Quits GOP, Cites ’Tolerance of Bigotry’

By EDGE | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
Citing dissatisfaction with big-government conservatives and bigots within the Republican Party, Jimmy LaSalvia, co-founder of arch-conservative Republican gay organization GOProud, announced that he has changed his voter registration to independent.

Is Alec Baldwin the New Paula Deen?

By Douglas Baulf | Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
After making anti-gay and violent remarks on Twitter, it appears actor Alec Baldwin has not received any punishments or major backlash for his actions.

CPAC :: No Gay Groups Allowed!

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Feb 28, 2013
In an interesting move, officials from CPAC have excluded two conservative gay organizations from attending the annual GOP event.

GOProud Gives Out Twinkies for Donations

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
Soon after Hostess announced it was going out of business, the ultra-conservative gay organization GOProud promised Twinkies to anyone who donated at least $50.

Gay Wis. GOP Campaigner Lied About Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 31, 2012
A Wisconsin man who said his car was vandalized & he was physically attacked for being a gay Republican admitted on Monday that he made up the incident about the beating.

GOProud Supports Lesbian Tammy Baldwin’s Anti-Gay Wis. Senate Opponent

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Aug 23, 2012
The gay conservative group GOProud has announced its support for the open Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat: Republican Tommy Thompson, who is running against openly gay U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin.

GOProud to Host ’Homocon’ During Party’s Tampa Convention

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 13, 2012
Members of the gay conservative group GOProud have announced that the Dana Loesch, a conservative talk show host who has been accused of being anti-gay, will speak at the group’s Homocon event.