Bil Browning

GOProud Board Sends Their Regrets

Filed By Bil Browning | December 12, 2011 8:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Bruce Campbell, Chris Barron, gay patriot, gay Republicans, GOProud, Jimmy LaSalvia

"On behalf of the GOProud Board and its members and supporters, we want to make it very clear that 'outing' a gay or lesbian individual is wrong and should never be used as a political weapon.

Private lives should remain just that - private. The right to disclose one's sexual orientation belongs solely to each individual. We will continue to oppose 'outing' as it has never advanced a political cause but only hurts individuals and their families.

We strongly regret the events of this week."

-- Statement from the board of GOProud posted on board member Bruce Campbell's Gay Patriot blog after the group's executive director and board president outed a Perry campaign advisor as retaliation for an anti-gay campaign ad.

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