Tag Archives: Christopher Barron

GOProud Founder Launches “Gays For Trump” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A prominent gay Republican is coordinating an effort to mobilize a coalition of conservative lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) voters in support of Donald Trump, CNN has learned, a project that has intensified in the wake of a terrorist attack at a gay club in Orlando, Florida. Chris Barron, the former president of the now-defunct gay conservative ...

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On The End Of GOProud

Tim Mak writes at the Daily Beast: Reports began trickling out in the press this week that GOProud had decided to close up shop. In truth, the original organization functionally folded a year ago, The Daily Beast has learned. And the attempts to reboot GOProud are being actively mocked by the men who founded the group. The decline of GOProud ...

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Homocon Cat Fight

Barron resigned from GOProud last week after the group was allowed to return to CPAC after two years of being banned. If anybody here has the above-cited email, please forward it to me. UPDATE: Here’s the email. Dear Friends, On Tuesday GOProud sent out a statement encouraging Governor Jan Brewer to veto Arizona Senate Bill 1062, which would have legalized ...

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Chris Barron Resigns From GOProud

GOProud founder Chris Barron is furious about the deal in which CPAC has invited the group back to attend this year after two years of being banned. Last night he resigned from GOProud’s board of directors. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: “Last night I resigned from the Board of GOProud, the organization that I co-founded back in April of 2009. ...

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Teabagistan Vs GOProud

“Jimmy LaSalvia of or formerly of GOProud is on Facebook letting everyone know Ken Cuccinelli is the 2013 equivalent of David Duke. Because two dudes not being able to buy a china pattern together is the same as not being able to vote, being forced to use separate bathrooms, and being attacked by fire hoses and dogs in the streets. ...

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GOProud Leaders Step Down

Co-founders Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron are stepping down as the leaders of GOProud, but claim that the homocon group will go on and thrive without them at the helm.  Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: “It’s time. We don’t want it to get stale,” LaSalvia said, who along with Barron founded GOProud four years ago as a more conservative, grassroots ...

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MSNBC Host Chris Hayes: I Won’t Attend CPAC If Ban On GOProud Stands

“I wrote to [CPAC head] Al Cardenas who runs the ACU in a letter yesterday and asked whether the policy [not allowing GOProud to participate] is still in effect. If it isn’t, I told him, I’m psyched to go and if it is, well, I’ll wait until it changes, which is, really, just a matter of time. “Now I should ...

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GOProud Haz The Fake Outrage

Shortly after Buzzfeed’s Chris Geidner reported this morning on GOProud’s feeble half-change of heart on same-sex marriage, another Buzzfeed staffer fired out the above tweets, which he almost immediately deleted. But that wasn’t good enough for Chris Barron and Jimmy LaSalvia, who spent the day angrily forwarding screenshots to everybody in Teabagistan.  The “story” has already been picked up by ...

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GOProud Capitalizes On Labor Woes By Raising Money On Twinkies Demise

GOProud today sent out a fundraising letter blaming those communist unions for the demise of Hostess Brands and offering to send donors a Twinkie in return for a $50 contribution. Chris Geidner has the text: You know that our staff at GOProud works every day free market principles and freedom for everyone. You may not know about our special emergency ...

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GOProud’s Chris Barron: We Haven’t Reversed On Same-Sex Marriage

GOProud head Jimmy LaSalvia spent the post-election week telling anybody that would listen that it’s now time for the GOP to support same-sex marriage. Today co-founder Chris Barron went off on those needling him about the issue by saying that GOProud has always believed that marriage should be a state issue. Which is exactly why they endorsed the man who ...

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Yet Another Faked Homocon “Hate Crime”

Last week the wingnut blogosphere exploded on the claims of a gay Wisconsin GOP campaign worker who claimed that he’d been brutally beaten for being a gay conservative.  From the right wing Daily Caller: Kyle Wood, a full-time volunteer working for GOP House candidate Chad Lee, was hospitalized for injuries suffered during what he said was an assault at his ...

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Haters React To VP Debate

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GOProud Vs Dan Savage

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GOProud’s Chris Barron: I Should Go Find Commentator David Corn & Punch Him

David Corn regularly appears on MSNBC, Fox News, and NPR. We’ll have to remind those networks of this the next time they book Chris Barron.

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GOProud Endorses Baldwin Opponent

The Advocate reports that GOProud has endorsed the GOP opponent of Rep. Tammy Baldwin for the U.S. Senate. “Tommy Thompson is a common-sense conservative who will focus on creating jobs and growing the economy for all Wisconsin,” said GOProud executive director Jimmy LaSalvia in a statement. “Governor Thompson’s experience and leadership uniquely qualify him to serve in the U.S. Senate.” ...

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Homocon Tweet Of The Day

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Savage Slammed For GOProud Tweet

The right wing has renewed their attack on Dan Savage after he called GOProud “house faggots” following their endorsement of Mitt Romney. Last night Bryan Fischer gleefully tweeted the link to this Breitbart.com post: Two gay slurs in one Tweet. The gay left must be proud of their self-appointed spokesman. So must the Obama Administration, which has labeled this massive ...

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GOProud Endorses Mitt Romney

GOProud has endorsed the man who signed a hate group’s pledge to destroy gay families via the federal constitution. “Not only does President Obama not understand how the free markets work – he is openly hostile to free market capitalism,” said LaSalvia. “President Obama’s repeated attacks on Governor Romney’s private sector record underscore this President’s fundamental lack of understanding of ...

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GOProud Vs Meghan McCain

“Meghan McCain should be absolutely ashamed of herself. She went on a liberal network with a liberal host and demonized Andrew Breitbart. During his life, Andrew Breitbart did more for gay people, and showed more political courage on behalf of gay people, than Meghan McCain could ever dream of. Meghan McCain has made quite the career for herself picking fights ...

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Signorile On Gays Who Diss Lesbians

“Like the classic case of the bully who picks on people because he’s afraid, deep down, that he is the one who actually is weak, it appears that these guys beat up others in the community to divert attention from themselves and to show that they’re down with everyone else who’s doing the bashing. In the case of [Richard] Grenell, ...

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