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Why We Have A LaBarbera Award

Jim Burroway

December 5th, 2007

Peter LaBarbera invited the world to attend a news conference at the National Press Club today to premiere his documentary on the Folsom Street fair. Fewer than ten people showed up, and most of them appeared to know LaBarbera or Concerned Woman Matt Barber. There were maybe two journalists, one of whom was the Washington Blade’s Rebecca Armendariz. Amazingly, Rebecca lived to tell about it. This part was my favorite:

And Peter REALLY hates the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, who were a prevalent force at Folsom Street. …LaBarbera, though, said that even though the Sisters do charity work, “We wouldn’t tolerate a Nazi charity fund.” NEWSFLASH: The Nazis killed millions of people. This gay rights organization raises money for AIDS research, breast cancer and the arts, among countless other charities. When he made that comparison, my mouth dropped.

You see, statements like that are why we have a LaBarbera Award. There are many imitators and pretenders, but Peter’s the real deal.

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a. mcewen
December 5th, 2007 | LINK

i am anxious to see how peter is going to try to spin this gaffe

NG
December 5th, 2007 | LINK

By calling his ex-gay buddies at Fox News.

He’s appearing tonight on Hannity & Colmes; they plan to show his video.

JR
December 6th, 2007 | LINK

Is it wrong that I find the pic of PornoPete in the straitjacket kinda hot?

RA
December 6th, 2007 | LINK

How Fitting!!
Peter LaBarbera now WINS the LaBarbera Award!! His trip to DC was to beg CWA for $$$ to keep Petey afloat a little longer. The “Press Conference” was a small dog & pony show for moneyed folks he wants to impress to throw dollars into his pocket. It’s all show from Peter, his sicko mind and perverted life’s mission. Petey’s faux news appearance didn’t gain him any ground. Poor Porno Pete… he looked like a sinking ship.

Timothy Kincaid
December 7th, 2007 | LINK

RA,

Do you have any support for your claim about LaBarbera’s purpose for his DC trip? Or is this just idle speculation?

Jim Burroway
December 7th, 2007 | LINK

I think that mistaking money for their commitment underestimates what these folks are all about. They are true believers who, like me, would be involved even if it doesn’t earn them a red cent.

Don’t let money fool you. I know it’s popular lore that it’s all about the money.

Believe me, if it were only about money, LaBarbera would fade in a flash. These guys are committed. Money has nothing to do with it.

RA, our comments policy requires substantiation, not speculation. If you have some information to share, please do.

Timothy Kincaid
December 7th, 2007 | LINK

RA,

I meant what Jim said.

He said that SOOOO much nicer than I did. I guess I was just a grump when I wrote that. sorry

Patrick
December 7th, 2007 | LINK

I read today on Focus on the Family’s website that every member of Congress will be given a copy of the video. Such generosity!

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