Why would any DWToutside of Alabamians, care? There's an interesting story there-- although none of the media outlets covering his announcement has mentioned it. King was appointed Alabama Attorney General by Bob Riley in when Bill Pryor resigned to accept a a federal judgeship and was then elected to the post in
Not every antigay crackpot is actually gay, but there's no shortage of those who actually are — especially in the Republican Party. Here is a list hypocrites who just couldn't practice what they preached. Over 30 sources said they were targets of sexual misconduct on the part of former Ohio state Rep.
Alabama A. Troy King joins a long line of Republicans who made a career out of railing against the evils of homosexuality. Now, the rumor mill is churning with reports of an alleged gay tryst between King and his male assistant.
Troy King, the Alabama Attorney General who was reportedly caught by his wife in bed with male assistant, is the latest conservative Republican think Larry Craig to have made anti-gay rhetoric part of his political mantra. King, a frontrunner for the Republican gubernatorial nomination inhas called homosexuality "the downfall of society. He wrote those words in an editorial at his alma mater - the University of Alabama where he was a law student from and a frequent contributor to the campus newspaper, the Crimson White. A photograph of two men kissing that appeared on the front page of the CW in March,brought this response from King:.
When journalist Itay Hod took to Facebook last week and insinuated Republican Congressman Aaron Schock R-IL is gay, he reignited a complex and precarious argument about the ethics behind outing public figures. The issue of outing has been hotly contested among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT activists since the early s when William A. As outing continues to be a divisive issue within the LGBT community, let's take a look back at a number of other politicians who have faced gay rumors or sex scandals in the past, including some of whom were publicly outed as a result.
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This is getting old. Seems like we just blogged about something that had a very similar whiff. Back in '04, Samantha Halla reporter for University of Alabama 's student newspaper, the Crimson Whiteamassed and published a treasure trove of King's political rants from his days on the Thin Red Line.
Troy Robin King born August 22, is the former attorney general of the state of Alabama. He previously served as an assistant attorney general and a legal adviser to both Republican governors Bob Riley and Fob James. King was appointed by Governor Bob Riley inwhen William Pryor resigned to accept a federal judgeship. King was born in Elba, Alabama where his father was a real estate agent.
There are unconfirmed stories that King has been banished from his home and that he is on the brink of resigning. King, considered a potential frontrunner for Alabama Governor inhas been vocal in his condemnation of homosexuality and abortion. He has worked to outlaw sex toys and is a staunch supporter of the death penalty….
A friend of mine just tied together, tenuously so far, two very disturbing stories. One is about a triple murder of three gay men in Orlando -- or two gay men and a male prostitute-- and the other about the unfolding saga of how Paige King, the wife of Alabama's homophobic Attorney General, Troy King, caught him in bed with a young man a homecoming king from Troy College, no less! It turns out that one of the murder victims, Ralph Gonzalez, a closet queen like King, and the former executive director of the Georgia Republican Party, was also Rep.