Tag Archives: Jimmy LaSalvia

GOProud: Sorry About Donald Trump, America

As I recently mentioned here, it was the homocons at GOProud who first gave Donald Trump a foothold in the political world when they sponsored his speech at CPAC 2011. Five years later they say they are EVER so sorry about that. CNN reports: Trump came to the nation’s capital at the behest of GOProud, a small upstart group of ...

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Homocon Jimmy LaSalvia: I’m Voting For Hillary

After years of mocking progressives and the gay left, (possibly reformed) homocon GOProud co-founder Jimmy LaSalvia says he is voting for Hillary Clinton. Via the Washington Blade: Jimmy LaSalvia, author of “No Hope” and political commentator who has bolted the Republican Party, declared his support for Clinton as “an independent voter and former GOP activist” in an op-ed for the ...

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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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HomoQuotable – Jimmy LaSalvia

“Today, I joined the ranks of unaffiliated voters. I am every bit as conservative as I’ve always been, but I just can’t bring myself to carry the Republican label any longer. You see, I just don’t agree with the big-government ‘conservatives’ who run the party now. The other reason I am leaving is the tolerance of bigotry in the GOP. ...

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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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Tweet Of The Day – Jimmy LaSalvia

Does he think we forgot that GOProud endorsed Romney?

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GOProud To Capital One: Fire Alec Baldwin

Led by former GOProud head Jimmy LaSalvia, two dozen wingnuts outfits are calling on Capital One to fire Alec Baldwin for “homophobic speech.” “We urge all Americans to ask themselves, ‘What’s in your wallet?’ We hope they will reject Alec Baldwin’s homophobia by cutting up those Capital One cards in their wallets,” said gay conservative strategist and GOProud co-founder Jimmy ...

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ACLU Hires Jimmy LaSalvia

Homocon Jimmy LaSalvia has landed a new gig after leaving GOProud earlier this year. As part of the broad-based effort to involve conservatives in the movement to encourage the freedom to marry, the ACLU has hired conservative strategist Jimmy LaSalvia. LaSalvia is the founder and former executive director of GOProud and will work with the ACLU to do outreach to ...

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Homocon Tweet Of The Day

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Wanna Be Head Of GOProud?

They’re taking applications. After 4 years as GOProud’s full-time executive director, GOProud Co-Founder Jimmy LaSalvia announced that he will leave that position at the end of June 2013. GOProud’s Board of Directors has begun a search for a new executive director. Those interested in applying for the position should send their resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to ...

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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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NY Post Slams Gay Left

Noting the criticism of Sen. Rob Portman’s reversal on marriage from the left, the New York Post today published an editorial titled “When Yes Isn’t Enough.” Never mind that embracing gay marriage in the GOP carries a risk while it’s completely safe for a Democrat. Or that another prominent flip-flopper on the issue — Barack Obama — also invoked personal ...

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Jimmy LaSalvia Quote Headlines HuffPo

Today’s front page headline at Huffington Post comes from GOProud’s Jimmy LaSalvia, who appeared at a well-attended CPAC panel titled “A Rainbow on the Right: Growing the Coalition, Bringing Tolerance Out of the Closet.”  Michelangelo Signorile reports: “I’m embarrassed to call myself a Republican right now,” Jimmy LaSaliva, co-founder and president of the gay conservative group GOProud, said at the ...

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Jimmy LaSalvia At CPAC

NOTE: GOProud remains banned from sponsoring or attending CPAC as a group, but Jimmy LaSalvia did wrangle an invite to sit on a panel from a homocon-friendly organization.  His presence has some attendees pulling out their hairplugs, so there is that.

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Homocon Tweet Of The Day

Jimmy LaSalvia five months ago:  “GOProud is the first and only organization representing gay Americans to endorse Governor Romney’s Presidential bid. We need a president with the experience and expertise to turn the economy around. Someone who knows how free markets work. Mitt Romney is that candidate.” (Tipped by JMG reader TeeJay)

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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 At The Anti-Abortion March

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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: We Now Support Marriage

Buzzfeed reporter Chris Geidner has a “major” announcement from GOProud. After declining to take a position on the issue for years, GOProud, the group for gay conservatives, told BuzzFeed Friday it is coming out in support of same-sex marriage equality. “We support same-sex marriage, civil marriage,” GOProud executive director Jimmy LaSalvia said. The move follows a decision by the GOProud ...

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