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The LaBarbera of Budapest Outed at Toronto Pride

Jim Burroway

March 26th, 2010

Peter LaBarbera earned his nickname “Porno Pete” for for attending gay and straight leather parties sometimes disguised in leather himself — and for owning a pile of gay porn, all in the name of “research.” A right-wing anti-gay Hungarian politician was photographed conducting similar “research”:

András Király, a member of  Jobbik, the religiously-based political party defining itself as the “movement for a better Hungary,” took some time in 2008 to visit Toronto during the city’s Pride Week. The young politician, whose platform is set firmly against gay rights, gypsies, and immigrants, also decided to document his stay with a digital camera.

András Király at the 2008 Toronto PrideThe photos, as if we should all be surprised, have now surfaced in multiple, French-language and Hungarian media outlets this week. Each documents a smiling (and I mean smiling) Király, posing flirtatiously with several hot, Torontonian, gay men, as well as a topless transgender woman. Additional photos also show him smoking pot, and (apparently) inhaling it second-hand from the mouth of another guy.

Budapest Pride demonstrators in 2008Király resigned from Jobbik after some of those photos hit the web, courtesy of the Hungarian-language blog Képviselő Funky. More photos surfaced here. Jobbik organized large-scale violent protests against Budapest Pride events in 2007 and 2008, which resulted in clashes with riot police.

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Ben in Oakland
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

Just because they like gay porn and hang around gay guys at gay pride festivals doesn’t make them gay.

Ask anyone. Ask me!

John
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

*sigh* well at least we aren’t the only country that has this problem. Also, this is the first one I’ve seen who is actually not bad looking.

Paul in Canada
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

Didn’t he learn in Sunday school class: be sure your sins will find you out?

Too ridiculous to be funny!

CPT_Doom
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

An anti-gay activist/politician is found out to be, if not gay certainly not as anti-gay as he claimed. In other shocking news, the sun rose in the East.

Burr
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

What a fag.

I can call him that, right?

Cole
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

John and CPT_Doom = dumb. András Király learned all that anti-gay bigotry from heterosexuals. It was apart of his heterosexual cover. Blame heterosexuals who raise gay kids to hate themselves and in turn force them to pretend to be heterosexual and subscribe to anti-gay bigotry.

András Király obviously is gay. Only a gay person would resign so quickly over pictures as harmless as these.

David Malcolm
March 26th, 2010 | LINK

Wow, I actually know those two drag queens from Winnipeg! Who knew they’d touched someone famous! He’s kinda cute if he wasn’t evil.

Mark F.
March 27th, 2010 | LINK

Research? LOL. I wonder if the research took him to any sex clubs or bathhouses? But he ~is~ actually pretty cute. I’ll forgive him if he repents of his sins. :-P

Paul G
March 29th, 2010 | LINK

Wish that I could have been outed in these pictures. These guys are HOT.

Adrian
August 1st, 2010 | LINK

The most homophobic people I’ve ever met, were all closeted or pseudo-closeted homosexuals and bisexuals, especially bisexuals.
Hate can never outgrow self-hate, the lack of a healthy self-criticism and self-awareness.
I live mainly in Budapest, and I know that many knew about him, before being outed and nobody outed him, although he was a spokesman for this horrible so called “party” which is actually a pseudo-militant fascist group.
It was the same with Joerg Heider, who used to be the leader of the most fascist party in Austria. There were so many gays who knew about him for years, and no one outed him. How many religious leaders and political leaders are outed as homosexuals or bisexuals, known for their rhetoric full of hate?
Just imagine that this is only the peak of the ice mountain.
And it is our fault. We think silly things like: ” he is so cute, he can’t be all that bad” and ” well he is nice to me”.
We behave like prostitutes for covering for them.
Sometimes I think that we deserve all the pain, for not doing enough.

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