Gay Republicans! WTF Are They Thinking?

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I recently heard about a gay porn star who's Republican and who has publicly backed Romney, and my thoughts were:

*I'm sure Romney's thrilled. [Rolls eyeballs.]

*WTF?

Can a gay person in their right mind really back any Republican, knowing that their campaigns are generally based on demeaning LGBTs, sending them to the back of the bus, and stripping of them of equality while citing a direct comunication from a higher power?

Yes, I'm fully aware that many Democrats -- including our president -- don't advocate gay marriage, but it's hardly with the same vehemence, moralizing, and hypocrisy that you find in the Republican Party.

(And I feel in Obama's case it's a temporary stance, done for political reasons, while he shepherds other gay rights into being.

Not that that makes it OK.)

Even if you like some of the Repubs' other ideas about taxation, education, or war -- and I doubt you would -- could that really eradicate their rabid homophobia, their distortion of the tenets this country was founded on, and their insistence on blurring the line between church and state?

At least Log Cabin Republicans are working within the party to advocate equal rights, but obviously they're not being heard loudly enough, so shouldn't they jump ship already and go where they're more appreciated?

And shouldn't any gay who says he or she is a voting, active Republican be immediately deleted from your friends list?

I hate to dredge up the Holocaust card, but aren't they a tiny bit like Jews working for Hitler?

Just asking.


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GayRepublicanTrucker
GayRepublicanTrucker

Someone else hit the nail right on the head...(oops)....

The blatant flaming displays put on in public, meant to intimidate people and show absolute disrespect to others around you.

If you are going to delete me from your friends list because of my Political beliefs you were not much of a friend to begin with.

When we show mutual respect for one another, life goes well.

The problem as I see it in my 50's is the fact that these Activists including the various Chapters of GLBT want tolerance and acceptance, AS LONG AS YOU AGREE TO EVERYTHING THEY REPRESENT!

If your view point on an issue differs from theirs their, they are the biggest type of intolerant jerks you will see!!!!!

Not all of us have to make our Sexual Orientation the focal point of Work, Church, and other activities.

Those are private affairs, just as a straight couples private life is a private affair.

What is wrong with acting appropriately and respecting others?

I am proud of who I am , I am proud to be a Gun Carrying Member of the NRA.

I am proud of my Political Affiliations.

And I am really Proud that I did not vote for Obama either times, but that's another topic for another time.

joecoleiscool782
joecoleiscool782

Yes delete all republicans from your friends list . It goes to show how open minded you liberals really are. It might not interest you to know that younger republicans are becoming more pro-gay. Since the big majority of blacks and latinos are anti-gay marriage, why don't you go ahead and delete all blacks and latinos from your facebook.

BB53
BB53

It's no worse than women being republicans.  Self-hatred is alive and well in the USA.In truth, for anyone of any moral fiber at all to be a republican is like a jew being a nazi.

Kenny
Kenny

Frankly it is like a Jewish person voting for Hitler because they "like his tax plan"...  

Drysdale
Drysdale

The only thing sadder than the existence of gay Republicans is their continued attempt to justify their positions! Face it--you're self-loathing, self-defeating, and self-destructive. And we wouldn't care except you fuck things up for ALL of us.

Smartgayrepublican
Smartgayrepublican

Wow, u are all typical democrat morons, not one person disputed me, just more talk, thats all u guys do... Good luck with that. Again i say, if u no longer wish to remain the ignorant and hate filled people u r, READ and EDUCATE urselves for a change

The Gay CPA
The Gay CPA

I have found that being a gay Republican is the psychological equivelant of being an S&M bottom.  It's as if to say, "Yeah, fuck me harder with the chrome-studded baseball bat sized dildo!  Use sand as a lubricant!"  It is also the equivelant of being a Jewish Nazi.  Just how much does a gay man hve to hate himself to buy into their disgusting views?

Matt
Matt

Most gay republicans aren't really prompted by policy when you get right down to the root of it.  They usually come from a red state and/or have hard-line Republican parents.  They're often burdened by an ingrained family-based guilt and as a result there's usually a tension that exists between their child self and their adult, out-self.  They can't quite bring themselves to vote Democrat because it would betray some kind of deep seated family loyalty so they will sit with the contradiction because it is easier than taking that stand. It is, after all, a stand against where they came from.

It's the same sort of thing as a gay Christian although, astonishingly, not as flexible seeing as there are churches that take a hard stance in support of gay people that isn't completely shallow. 

Additionally, gay people are notoriously adept at becoming their own oppressor because it makes them feel like they are in more control.  It's like Stockholm Syndrome.  It's not surprising that a porn star would be a gay republican, really.  Voting Republican when you're gay is like one huge desperate and always futile plea to finally be accepted by the bullies and porn stars are nothing if they aren't needy. 

gayrepublican
gayrepublican

Here, let me clue everyone on here in on REALITY.  Not only are there Hundreds of thousands of Gay Republicans, I am one of them!  This ignorance of this article is really quite extraordinary.  As long as people vote for 1 party because of 1 issue, we are screwed.  The bottom line is, I believe in Limited Govmnt, Strong National defense, low taxes, individual liberty and personal freedom.  Furthermore, let me clue you in MORE.  The Log Cabin Republicans are the ones who got DODT declared unconstitutional, NOT ONE DEMOCRAT LEAD, therefore pushing the morons in Congress to FINALLY put it up for a vote after screwing around with it for years.  AND they only did it because they could not have REPUBLICANS coming out on top of this highly controversial gay issue, which in the end passed on a bi-partisan vote...THANK GOD FOR GAY REPUBLICANS fighting within the party to effect change.  Being a Dem just because your Gay is like saying you are french just because you eat french fries.  Get it together people......PLEASE, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, EDUCATE YOURSELVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

gayrepublican
gayrepublican

Here, let me clue everyone on here in on REALITY.  Not only are there Hundreds of thousands of Gay Republicans, I am one of them!  This ignorance of this article is really quite extraordinary.  As long as people vote for 1 party because of 1 issue, we are screwed.  The bottom line is, I believe in Limited Govmnt, Strong National defense, low taxes, individual liberty and personal freedom.  Furthermore, let me clue you in MORE.  The Log Cabin Republicans are the ones who got DODT declared unconstitutional, NOT ONE DEMOCRAT LEAD, therefore pushing the morons in Congress to FINALLY put it up for a vote after screwing around with it for years.  AND they only did it because they could not have REPUBLICANS coming out on top of this highly controversial gay issue, which in the end passed on a bi-partisan vote...THANK GOD FOR GAY REPUBLICANS fighting within the party to effect change.  Being a Dem just because your Gay is like saying you are french just because you eat french fries.  Get it together people......PLEASE, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, EDUCATE YOURSELVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jack Veasey
Jack Veasey

I don't, to my knowledge anyway, know any gay Republicans.  It's incomprehensible to me that such a combination exists. I think of them as being somewhat like unicorns -- except I'd LIKE to see a unicorn.

Winston
Winston

Gays are their own worst enemy sometimes. In fact, MANY times.

latenitebump
latenitebump

they must be mega wealthy.i knew a person (white), 1 time, who was gay and republican. i guess, being from indiana helped. he liked to dress in drag in the privacy of his owns digs. enter she/male contests. wanted to test his fem realness in daylight shopping hours. (we would hang). men of color--taboo--off his list. that´s why he flipped out when he came home and found his lover in bed with an african-american (man). (sounds pretty republican to me).and 1 latino who had picture of reagan on his desk in his apartment--washington heights.those were the only 2 professed republicans (gay) that i ever met in my enitre life. i swear.other than that...friends mainly with no political affiliation. just gay.the logcabins! boring! gay bible thumpers! aren´t they against drag queens?! you have to be a normal gay to be logcabin. got syrup?31% gay people voted republican 2010. scarey.

Pitchford
Pitchford

Voluntary Stockholm syndrome?

Monsieurpatric
Monsieurpatric

An interesting stew of solipsism, greed, anal retention, masochism along the lines of self-cutting for pleasure and here I am restricting my critique to the moderate ones among them.  Amusing is their often spouted insistence that they're gop'ers because of a belief in personal responsibility.  I've learned to take stuff like that as a cat contemplates a fat ball of yarn.

Pitchford
Pitchford

It's an oxymoron minus the oxy.

Rick Shaw
Rick Shaw

Maybe they're SERIOUS mental masochists? Hey, people have crazy ways of getting off.......

Notyah Nalla
Notyah Nalla

Interesting topic. My ex was a purported Republican, but I think it was his upbringing and not his own convictions. We did get into some arguments over it, but it wasn't what ended the relationship. I have another gay friend on facebook who is constantly posting hateful anti Obama rhetoric. He's also Native American, which I guess I just don't get at all. Even if they're fiscal conservatives, I don't understand minorities joining up with a party that regularly exploits hatred for minorities to get votes.

Piazza
Piazza

I totally agree. "Gay Repub" is an oxymoron. How can they go through with it without thinking about what they're supporting and endorsing?

Gcndc
Gcndc

I live in DC and the first Christmas I was here I went to a Christmas party that I didn't know was all gay republicans.  This was in 2003.  The room was full of Bush/Chaney banners and I had a 24 year old go on and on about how great Regan was.  I felt like I was in a Twilight Zone episode.  They were all young, gay and white and oddly, almost everyone at the party was going to Palm Beach for Xmas.  I do not understand gay repubs at all!  They give me the creeps.

Monsieurpatric
Monsieurpatric

In light of the Ric Grennel matter, my earlier comment  hold even stronger as to gay republicans - who until recently passed and preened straight for years - they are akin to those who self-lacerate for pleasure.  They're aroused by their very own bleeding.

Kenny
Kenny

really should have read your whole article... didn't read the last line...  so obviously I was thinking the same thing.

joecoleiscool782
joecoleiscool782

actually it's the exhibited type gays who stage kiss outs in public that f--- things up for all of us. I mean do you guys think stuff like that encourages people to vote for gay marriage.

latenitebump
latenitebump

at least one person disputed you! (these people are always looking for war!)one person said french fries are belgium! and the best ones come in a cone!another reason to not vote republican.

VonD
VonD

What's there to dispute? You claim to believe in limited government, individual liberty and personal freedom, yet your party seeks to impose laws to control your sex life. 

You claim to believe to believe in low taxes, yet your party games the system to pimp government on behalf of corrupt private interests, usually linked to your party.

You claim to believe in a strong national defense, yet your party pushes unfunded wars that destroy our all-voluntary core, and also pushes policies that limit revenues to fund our forces, while using the available funds to funnel to corrupt private interests who have no regard whatsoever for our fighting men and women.

You, Miss Gayrepublican Thing, are a sick, sad excuse for a homosexual, and you need to get help. All your ranting and hysteria won't make up for the fact that your party seeks to limit your freedom, hates people like you and oppresses other gay people through its policies and politics, and is riddled with closeted homosexuals who should psychological help rather than projecting their self-loathing onto others and translating it into legal persecution of people who just want to live their lives and be happy.

GET HELP FAST!

Deeva
Deeva

You are the true moron and you have demonstrated it with your idiotic post (which you posted twice) and now this followup. You are hateful, patronizing, and just plain STUPID.

VonD
VonD

In far fewer words: you are self-loathing. We get it. Now you get help, honey!

Monsieurpatric
Monsieurpatric

French fries are from Belgium, dear.  And everyone knows the best can be found in Amsterdam mit mayonnaise in a paper cone.  Non-gay gop-ers are by no means necessarily democratic party registrants.  But for President Barack Obama, an oversight I trust, we would still have DADT.

Miss Understood
Miss Understood

Republicans SAY the want a limited government yet a great many of them:-believe the government should limit or eliminate birth control-Want prayer and other biased religious presence in public schools-supported sodomy laws which regulate citizens private sex lives-supported that crazy trans vaginal ultra-sound for women receiving abortions-deny a women right to choose-stand to prevent stem cell research-support massive spending on wars -consistently support every antigay bill that comes up anywhere in the nation

We all can have different opinions, I can like green, you can like beige.  But when you are supporting people who seek to take our rights away I will speak up against it.  You have a right to your opinion and I have a right to challenge your opinion.

latenitebump
latenitebump

strong national defense. what a joke. annie get your gun the russians are coming to steal our wigs.log cabin is a joke and represents what the free world hates about america!I SAY: SEX, DRUGS, AND ROCK AND ROLL! KEEP AMERICA OPEN AND FREE! no censorship!the republicans: the american version of nazi´s and faschists with demented minds.but french fries are not french.

corrective_unconscious
corrective_unconscious

I try to have an open mind. So of the R. presidential candidates whose homophobic hatred do you actively support?

latenitebump
latenitebump

michael lucas endorses mitt romney. votes republican. donates generously to right wing causes.

VonD
VonD

Larry Craig, Mark Foley, etc. weren't all "mega wealthy," but they are self-loathing. That you can take to the bank, boo!

latenitebump
latenitebump

 just read (datalounge.com) michael lucas is a gay republican."donates generously to several..and right wing causes."he endorses mitt romney.

gayrepublican
gayrepublican

god!  you are all so ignorant on here!  it's actually hysterically funny!

Paul
Paul

No self worth. Gay porn star or not, they can't feel very good about themselves.

joecoleiscool782
joecoleiscool782

Of course instead you could have gone to a democratic party and be around blacks and latinos who hate gays.

John in Philly
John in Philly

I do not understand Gay Republicans, Black Republicans, or Jewish Republicans.    I guess it has something to do with a fantasy world where we forget the history of the white hetereosexual elite class and the suppression of those who are different. 

corrective_unconscious
corrective_unconscious

Again, I try to keep an open mind. I think many gay Republicans do an honest assessment and conclude that having the government empowered to snuff criminals - guilty ones with any luck - concentrate wealth, invade countries, demonize minorities, circumscribe women's sexual autonomy, and furnish the very best luggage handlers to right wing figureheads simply outweighs considerations of equal rights for openly or poor glbt people. Those are sincerely held beliefs, like it or not.

 

VonD
VonD

You're hysterical, but you ain't funny, chile!

John
John

Please mam or mister, educate us on your political beliefs

Timmee
Timmee

Uhmm, most guys become gay porn stars BECAUSE they have self-worth issues. Not that that's bad thing.

righton
righton

Actually, Obama went to court four times to oppose federal court rulings that DADT was unconstitutional. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.... Furthermore, French Fries were invented in Belgium -- when it was a territory of France.

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