Missouri Republican lawmaker announces he is gay

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Sensibility wrote:

But.. but… How can there be a gay Republican governor? I thought Republicans hated gays?

No, SOME Republicans hate gays, as do some Democrats. To all: stop hiding behind politics with your bigotry.

May 02, 2012 10:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
powerwhip wrote:

@ Sensibility,
He’s not the Governor, he’s a representative. He wasn’t elected to the office or served in the air force as being openly gay since he just now came out of the closet to oppose this bill and is at the end of his term.
“Wyatt is the (only state-level Republican lawmaker in office in the United States to publicly acknowledge being gay), said Denis Dison, spokesman for the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund. (There are about 90 openly gay Democratic lawmakers, he said.”)
Sometimes perception IS reality.

May 03, 2012 9:34am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Nerau wrote:

Begs the question: Why is he Republican and in politics?

“Gay students are the ones who are bullied most and if we passed this it would be illegal to even talk about the issue and that’s dangerous,” Wyatt said. “This is hiding it under the rug.”

I guess he just likes being around homophobic Republican legislators.

May 03, 2012 1:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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