Young Republican leader takes advantage of his sleeping buddy
The former chairman of the Young Republicans had voiced opposition to marriage equality and advocated for conservative policies. But in 2008, Glenn Murphy Jr. was convicted of sexual assault after being caught performing fellatio on another man while he slept. The sex act was done without consent and the victim was also a Young Republican at the time. After some jail time, Murphy has lost his steam as a rising star of the Republican Party in Indiana, and he was forced to register as a sex offender.
Republican commissioner: gay sex, lies and videotapes
After Republican Commissioner Bruce Barclay of Cumberland County, Pa. was accused of sexual assault by a 20-year-old male, police obtained a search warrant for his home in 2010. The police found hundreds of videos containing sexual encounters that the commissioner had with other men. It was apparent that the sex was consensual between Barclay and his numerous other partners. Barclay was a vocal opponent to marriage equality and spoke out against gay-rights laws.
Virginia lawmaker: more gay sex, lies and videotapes
Congressman Ed Schrock, a Republican from Virginia, strongly opposed gay-rights issues during his two terms in office. He voted against allowing gays in the military and voiced opposition to marriage equality legislation. However, in 2004 while running for a third term, he was caught on tape soliciting sex from a male prostitute. He was later hired as a staff person for one of the subcommittees of the Government Reform Committee.