Gay Republicans’ Endorsement Determined By Straight Board Members

GOProud has demonstrated time and time again that despite describing its members as gay, it doesn’t really care about LGBT equality or LGBT people in general. The group’s endorsement yesterday of an anti-gay candidate like Mitt Romney was not particularly surprising in this light, but how that endorsement was determined is a telling story. Only four of GOProud’s seven board members are actually gay, and two of them actually voted against endorsing Romney — thus, it was the straight leaders of the gay Republican group that made the decision. If the authenticity of the group’s mission weren’t in question before, it surely should be now.