Gay billionaire joins Trump’s anti-gay team

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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Peter Thiel, who is gay, shows his support to Donald Trump and joins his administration, the lion share of which is anti-LGBT. “A page in the book of history has turned, and there is an opening to think about some of our problems from a new perspective. I’ll try to help the president in any way I can,” Mr. Thoiel told New York Times. However, he was appointed on Friday. He joins three of Mr Trump’s children – Donald Trump Jr, Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump.

Mr Thiel, who donated more than $1 million to the Trump campaign, made history earlier this year as the first openly gay speaker at the Republican National Convention. Mr Thiel recently admitted secretly funding a multi-million dollar lawsuit that forced online news outlet Gawker Media into bankruptcy, as “revenge” over its coverage that referenced his sexuality back in 2007.

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