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Gay Conservative Jimmy LaSalvia on Leaving the GOP (And Why You Should, Too!)

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 29
Jimmy LaSalvia cofounded GOProud, confounded CPAC, jumped the sinking Republican ship to go Independent, and now has written a revealing memoir. Meet the former insider whose simple message is this: The GOP is not your friend.

Log Cabin Republicans Disinvited from Conservative Event

Organizers of a conservative conference in Denver this summer have told a gay Republican group it cannot have a booth at the event.

Log Cabin Group Seeks Official Status with CA GOP

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 19
Log Cabin California, a group for gay Republicans, is close to realizing its long held goal of official recognition from the California Republican Party as a chartered club.

Speaker Boehner Backing Openly Gay Republican Candidates

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 7
After promising last year that he would support openly gay Republican candidates, Speaker John Boehner is following through by backing Carl DeMaio and Richard Tisei.

GOProud Leadership Deny Rumors but Announces ’Legal Closure’

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Jun 3
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 Republicans To Receive Financial Support from CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® is proud to announce its financial support of Log Cabin Republicans, becoming the first trade association to formally support the country’s original and largest organization representing gay conservatives.

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

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.

Signs of a Coming Gay Reckoning for the GOP?

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Feb 1
Reince Priebus knows his party has a problem. Taking the stage Friday at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., one didn’t have to listen long to the RNC chairman’s remarks to come to that conclusion.

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

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.

Gay Republicans Claim They’re Being Heard in Tampa

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 29
At the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Log Cabin, the main GOP gay group, vies to be heard by leaders & rank-and-file , as it justifies support for a candidate & party that oppose it on marriage equality & other issues.

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