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Jimmy Lasalvia

Former Top Gay Republican Says Reince Priebus Was Too Scared To Meet With Him

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus refused to publicly meet with a prominent gay Republican group for fear of a socia...

Lila Shapiro

The Gay Tea Party Is In Trouble | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jimmy LaSalvia and Christopher R. Barron, the founders of a gay conservative lobbying group that styled itself after the tea party, have never feared ...

Friday Talking Points -- 2014 the Year of the Marijuana Voter?

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will 2014 (or perhaps 2016) become known as the "Year Of The Marijuana Voter"? This question can now be seriously asked, because the issue of radically reforming marijuana laws seems to be growing bigger and more imperative with each passing week.

Michelangelo Signorile

Former GOProud Founder: Republican Party Suffers From 'Cultural Disease That Can't Be Fixed' | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a fiery interview, the co-founder of the conservative gay group GOProud, which made headlines in recent years after it was banned from the annual C...

Why Jimmy LaSalvia Has Become a Welcome Independent Voice in the U.S.

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott De Buitléir

On Monday last, Jimmy LaSalvia, who co-founded the U.S. Republican LGBT group, GOProud, announced on his website that he has left the Republican Party, and has become independent.

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Dings Paul Clement, DOMA Attorney: 'What A Stale Role To Play In Life' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that she's "very optimistic" the Supreme Court will strike down the Defense...

At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over

BuzzFeed | Chris Geidner | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room-only crowd. “We cannot be at war with America on issues o...

Michelangelo Signorile

GOProud Leader: 'I'm Embarrassed To Be A Republican Right Now' | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“I’m embarrassed to call myself a Republican right now,” Jimmy LaSalvia, co-founder and president of the gay conservative group GOProud, said at...

Dan Savage Calls Conservative Gay Group 'F—gots' For Romney Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When Dan Savage, the gay-rights advocate and sex columnist known for his brand of straight talk, is angry, don't expect him to hide it. On Wednesda...

WATCH: GOProud Founders Talk Rick Santorum, CPAC Exclusion

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

GOProud founders Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron sounded off on their exclusion from this year's CPAC and provided a little insight into their take on...

Sam Stein

CPAC 2012: A Gay Rights Group's Path From Center Of Discusion To Excommunication | Sam Stein | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

As conservatives from across the country gathered on Thursday for the first day of the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference, one group w...

Ann Coulter Weighs In On Marcus Bachmann's Sexuality

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Another day, another controversial soundbite from Ann Coulter. The right-wing pundit, who seems to stir up drama whenever she opens her mouth, will...

Michelangelo Signorile

GOProud Leader: Rick Perry's Top Pollster Is A 'Faggot' | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Between updates he made on his Twitter feed and an interview he gave to The Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, the co-founder and executive director of th...

Jimmy LaSalvia and the Conservative Gay Agenda

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover

2010-09-27-GOPROUD.jpg According to GOProud's executive director Jimmy LaSalvia, over a million gay people voted Republican in 2008. His group aims to increase that number.