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Gay Republicans -- So What's Up with Them?

For gay Republicans – a distinct minority whose numbers and visibility are nonetheless growing steadily – their party’s position on issues personally close to home has not prevented them from supporting the Romney-Ryan ticket.

For now, it seems, the definition of marriage held to by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan and chiseled into the GOP platform – one man and one woman – takes a back seat to economic recovery and job creation.

“I’m very happy to support Mitt Romney so we can get the country back on the path to prosperity,” says Michael Carr, a young (32), gay businessman who’s running for the state senate in Colorado. “We care about social issues too, but we have to prioritize.”

Source: CS Monitor. Read full article. (link)

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  • Alexander||

    What's next, a black democrat? This world is crazy.

  • Brian from Texas||

    I haven't examined this poll for myself, but according to the Conservative gay group GOProud a recent poll of gay voters revealed that only 6% say same-sex marriage is their most pressing issue. 32% however say the economy and jobs is their most pressing issue.

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