WATCH: Louie Gohmert Compares LGBT Activists to Nazis
May 11 2014 7:30 AM ET

WATCH: Texas Rep. Compares LGBT Activists to Nazis

Sunnivie Brydum

While the Texas congressman claimed that LGBT advocates are channelling Hitler's Third Reich, he contends that right-wing Americans like himself and the Benham brothers are just 'upset' at the deterioration of Judeo-Christian values.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Slays Louie Gohmert's 'Plumbing Lesson' Remark
January 17 2014 4:43 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart's 'Plumbing Lesson' for Texas Rep.

Jami Smith

Jon Stewart took Rep. Louie Gohmert to school over his remark about federal judges needing 'plumbing lessons' following pro-equality rulings in Utah and Oklahoma.

WATCH: Pro-Equality Judges Need Plumbing Lessons, Says Louie Gohmert
January 16 2014 7:35 PM ET

WATCH: Pro-Equality Judges Need Plumbing Lessons, Says Louie Gohmert

Trudy Ring

The right-wing Texas congressman finds yet another justification for his homophobia, while Michele Bachmann chimes in as well.

Phobie Awards: The 13 Worst People of the Year
December 13 2013 5:00 AM ET

Phobie Awards: The 13 Worst People of the Year

Advocate.com Editors

Friday the 13th is upon us, in 2013. Let's review the year's 13 biggest homophobes with The Advocate's annual Phobie Awards.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Thinks Gay Boy Scouts Are Pedophiles
May 29 2013 1:39 PM ET

Rep. Louie Gohmert Thinks Gay Boy Scouts Are Pedophiles

Sunnivie Brydum

The rabidly antigay congressman told fellow homophobes Tony Perkins and Texas governor Rick Perry that 17-year-old gay Boy Scouts are simply lying in wait to pounce on younger scouts.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Mixes Marriage Equality, Bestiality, and Gun Control
April 03 2013 4:41 PM ET

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Mixes Marriage Equality, Bestiality, and Gun Control

Trudy Ring

The congressman, on a conference call with a right-wing group, said gun regulation and marriage equality are both slippery slopes, with the latter leading to legalized bestiality.

Gohmert Conspiracy Theory Obama Jobs Bill Is Gift to Gays
October 06 2011 4:52 PM ET

Texas Rep's Conspiracy Theory: Obama Jobs Bill Is Gift to Gays

Lucas Grindley

The right-wing Republican from Texas claimed that Obama's plan to add more jobs is actually part of a scheme to destroy marriage. 

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