Bil Browning

Houston Mayor: Gay Republicans are Self-Hating

Filed By Bil Browning | September 10, 2012 11:19 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: Annise Parker, gay Republicans, Houston mayor, Log Cabin Republicans

"I do think it's important for GLBTs to stay engaged in both parties. But not at that at the price of your self-respect and dignity. And it is great to be a gay Republican and to say, 'My party has left me behind. I can't support it this time until they get on the right track. I support this, this and this issue as a Republican, but until they treat me personally, and my relationships, fairly, I can't support them.' Anything else is, frankly, self-hating."

-- Houston's lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, talking to Michelangelo Signorile about Log Cabin Republicans.

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