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Sheriff Paul Babeu

25 Politicians Who Have Faced Gay Rumors

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra & Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Claims over Charlie Crist's alleged homosexuality have gotten particularly ugly in recent weeks, though the former Florida governor has attempted to q...

Babeu Makes Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Paul Babeu, the Pinal County, Ariz. Sheriff who confirmed he was gay in February after allegations surfaced that he had threatened a Mexican ex-boyfri...

Outed GOP Sheriff Reportedly Had Relationship With Male Student While Running Abusive Private Boarding School

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Disgraced Arizona congressional candidate and GOP sheriff Paul Babeu is facing yet another round of unseemly charges. The Pinal County sheriff, who...

Don't Do As I Do, Do As I Say

David Leopold | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu fancies himself a "Leader on Border Security" and an immigration hardliner. Yet it turns out that Babeu was willing to help one immigrant: Jose Orozco, his Mexican boyfriend.

Tea Party Voters Question Gay GOP Candidate After Scandal

Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

By PAULINE ARRILLAGA, ASSOCIATED PRESS PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. -- A few days ago, the Yavapai Tea Party gathered at a church in rural Arizona to dis...

The Cognitive Dissonance of Being Gay and Republican: Paul Babeu Speaks But Cannot See

Edward Wyckoff Williams | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Edward Wyckoff Williams

Why do gay Americans like Paul Babeu cling to GOP ideology and rhetoric that are specifically designed to deny people like him the fullness of an American dream and great American love story?

How The Closet Corrupted Arizona Sheriff Babeu

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

It's amazing how coming out of the closet has propelled Sheriff Babeu to publicly espouse a whole other brand of Republicanism than the one he was embracing just days ago. It's just one example of how the closet corrupts -- and how coming out liberates.

8 Rules No One Told Sheriff Paul Babeu

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laurence Watts

For the benefit of Paul and any other closeted, Republican law-enforcement officers out there contemplating a Congressional run, I would like to share with you eight rules he would do well to heed.

Weekend Drama Elevates Arizona To New Title

Cronkite News Service | Dustin Volz | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's weekend confirmation that he is gay makes him the fourth openly gay or bisexual candidate seeking a co...