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07/12/2013

More Than Marriage: NOM co-founder goes after trans kids

The Catholic radio caller (first voice) is more than eager to conflate homosexuality with gender identity, claiming that gay (and opportunistic) boys can use transgender nondiscrimination/equal access laws to infiltrate girl's bathrooms. And National Organization For Marriage cofounder Robert George...

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Film company defends 'Ender's Game' (and repudiates NOM)

The New York Times has the statement: As proud longtime supporters of the LGBT community, champions of films ranging from “Gods and Monsters” to “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and a company that is proud to have recognized same-sex...

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NOM's co-founder: Anti-gay soldiers suffer under new form of Don't Ask Don't Tell

For years, brave men and women who wanted to fight and possibly even die for their country were kicked out of the armed forces simply because of who they are. In order to remain in the military, these men and...

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Prop 8 proponents try again to stop bombing, looting, wildfires, riots that marriage equality has created

And they're back again, folks: SAN FRANCISCO -- Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the California Supreme Court on Friday to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples, arguing that Gov. Jerry Brown lacked the authority to end...

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Listen up, class—Ms. Gallagher will now lead you in Boycotting Ethics 101

After making a point about how she doesn't really have to defend every one of NOM's actions regarding boycotts (even though she was personally at the shareholders meeting off which NOM launched its main boycott, the one against Starbucks), Maggie...

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Weird you chose *that* SCOTUS poll, NOM

In its latest fundraising blast geared toward raising money off the silly (/deeply offensive) suggestion that their discrimination-geared towards organization is the victimized one, the National Organization For Marriage cites this poll from conservative pollster Scott Rasmussen: If you are...

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Video: Small town; gays barred

Another great contribution from the Campaign for Southern Equality: One thing I find notable about the clerk's response is her insistence that she is duty-bound to follow the civil laws of the state of Mississippi. She's right, of course. But...

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Video: Before bobsleigh, a look at nasty laws based on who Bob's layin'

With plans for the 2014 winter games ratcheting up, so is criticism of the LGBT rights positions of the host nation, Russia. Because in case you aren't already aware, this country's policies are so lacking that it is now essentially...

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07/11/2013

'What is McCarthyism?' asks Gallagher; 'Not what you seem to think it is' answers Hooper

And here we go. Not only is Maggie Gallagher defending Orson Scott Card, a board member of the organization she co-founded, by saying the author was merely sharing his "personal views on marriage," but she is also using the historically...

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM’s religious liaison says homosexuality ‘not natural’; like stealing, lying

NOM’s religious liaison: Homosexuality ‘not natural’; like stealing, lying [NOM Exposed]

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PA Attorney Gen. realizes constitution isn't bully club; won't defend discrimination

Good for Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane: Pennsylvania Attorney General Will Not Defend State Ban On Same-Sex Couples’ Marriages [Buzzfeed] It's like if someone asked me to defend putting ketchup rather than mayonnaise in my egg salad. Some things are just...

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Thomas Peters' continued sleight of hand toward California AG Kamala Harris

In a debate on this morning's edition of "The Diane Rehm Show" (with guest host Susan Page), National Organization For Marriage Communication Director Thomas Peters attempted to yet again make "pro-marriage" people every seem like the victims by impugning the...

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Video: Bryan Fischer links homosexuality to Eliot Spitzer's dalliances with sex workers

This AFA spokesman's bizarre obsessions are full-on out of control! Um, no, Bryan—Staunch LGBT ally Eliot Spitzer does not say that to gays. He would never even think to link his chosen actions with LGB people's sexual orientations. Only you...

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Hey, FRC—American Eagle isn't your ENDA talking point!

Ratcheting up its attacks on basic employment nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people (the same ones religious people already enjoy), the Family Research Council tries to claim a case that is actually a repudiation of their anti-LGBT mission. In a column...

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Bryan Fischer: Sen Hatch (R-UT) supporting ENDA because he wants to bring back polygamy

Is a Mormon Republican supporting employment nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people because he hopes LGBT rights will help him bring back polygamy? The American Family Association's most visible face and vocal spokesman is just throwing it out there: So many...

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07/10/2013

'Apprentice' host, contestant to headline NOM/ActRight/Family Leader event

Certainly not the first time the National Org. For Marriage has gone uber-conservative. However, it does seem to mark the first NOM event in which both a reality TV host (Trump) and his onetime contestant (Baldwin) co-headline: [Family Leadership Summit]...

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AFA's Bryan Fischer: Same-sex parenting is child abuse

But theirs is not an animus-driven movement:

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM’s new lie: Gay people are falling over themselves to criticize same-sex parenting

NOM’s new lie: Gay people are falling over themselves to criticize same-sex parenting [NOM Exposed]

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ENDA moves out of Senate committee!

Truly fantastic news: By a bipartisan 15–7 vote, the long-debated Employment Nondiscrimination Act has moved out of U.S. Senate committee: ENDA Passes Senate Committee [J.M.G] No clue when it will hit the Senate floor. And then of course there is...

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Not as 'telling' as you think, NOM Comm. Director

His new line: “We think it’s very telling gay marriage advocates are using the courts so heavily,” …“They only support the voice of the people when they think it go their way.” —National Org. For Marriage's Communications Director Thomas Peters...

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NOM says it needs millions to pass a Fed. Marriage Amendment; forgets to mention genie, lamp

From the National Org. For Marriage's latest fundraising blast: We're going to need millions of dollars to effectively push for a constitutional amendment. That's what it will cost to hire trained lobbyists, mount new grassroots efforts, organize rallies and events...

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Video: A full hour of John Corvino being his whip-smart self

John Corvino has made his DVD, "What's Morally Wrong With Homosexuality?" available for the very good price of $FREE.00. Watch it in full. Or better yet, share it with the most anti-LGBT person you know: John Corvino - What's Morally...

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PHOTO: Nondiscrimination is *such* a legal headache

This poor stock photo model has a splitting headache: [ShutterStock] But in the hands of the National Organization For Marriage, she becomes a poor "martyr" who just wants the freedom to turn down any kind of customer who she finds...

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Stop bearing false witness against Justice Kennedy, 'values' crowd!

I can't tell you how many times in the past two weeks I've heard a conservative commentator, from the mainstream to the fringe, claim that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy (a Reagan appointee) used the "bigot" label to describe those...

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07/09/2013

Popular TV pundit Tony Perkins: 'God will not bless' gays; says it's like adultery

The man who the mainstream media loves to book to talk about marriage again admits that his desire for LGBT goes far beyond just the ring finger: [SOURCE: Washington Watch w/ Tony Perkins; 7/9/13] He wants to "change" us. That...

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Size queen.

Every. Square. Inch: That's okay, Bryan. At this point, we equality activists are measuring our gains in miles anyway.

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Contest: What does snake oil sound like?

The folks behind "Ex-Gay Pride Month" are holding a contest in which they are asking folks to create a theme song for their science-shirking movement: The "Ex-Gays" Need A Theme Song! [J.M.G.] But I really dont' get it. I mean,...

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LGBT-hostile organizers begin creation of anti-gay/pro-discrimination scouting org.

With the Boy Scouts now accepting gay youngsters, anti-gay activist John Stemberger announces a new executive director and the beginning of a new version of Boy Scouts, which they will fully unveil this September at a convention in Nashville. Here's...

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NOM: Undaunted, resolute—and empirically wrong

A full eleven days after same-sex couples began marrying again in California, the National Organization For Marriage is still running this graphic as its cover photo: [NOM's Facebook cover photo] Well, NOM staffers may be undaunted, resolute, or any other...

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Video: Matt Barber vows to connect anti-equality movement with lawlessness, defiance, flouting of civil policy

Matt Barber won't let no stinkin' law tell him what to do. Right Wing Watch brings us the clip: Judging by his retweet of this video, Matt surely likes the notoriety that ridiculousness like this brings his way. But you...

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Audio: POTUS + FLOTUS for marriage equality in IL

New pro-equality ads in Illinois make the case for fairness by using one very powerful couple: LISTEN: New marriage equality ads feature Barack Obama [Sun-Times via ChicagoPride.com] Powerful. Though personally, I can't wait for the "Can you believe we ever...

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Making gays sound nasty is what NOM now does.

The National Organization For Marriage is continuing to fan the flames, hoping that the growing majority of Americans who support marriage equality will eventually turn against us. Here's the latest attempt from NOM's Comm. Director: [NOM's Communications Director, Thomas Peters]...

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Even more from Orson Scott Card: Supported sodomy laws in 1990; gays must 'repent'

To be fair, Ender's Game scribe Orson Scott Card attached a foreword to the reprint of the following essay in which he said …now that the [sodomy] law has changed (the [Bowers v. Hardwick] decision was overturned in 2003) I...

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More from Orson Scott Card: Many gays became gay because of 'rape or molestation'; gays are 'unhappy'; marriage equality = 'Humpty-Dumpty-ish' wish

This man says he merely "disagrees" with us, and he hopes you will still see the movie that came from his mind: Just because homosexual partners wish to be called "married" and wish to force everyone else around them to...

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You're actually the ones breaking wedding rings, NOM

The National Org. for Marriage's latest attempt to visually denigrate our marriages and our movement: [NOM F'book] While misapplied, it's actually a fitting image. NOM has broken (or at least delayed) more wedding rings than any organization out there. If...

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Hey, Orson Scott Card, you didn't just disagree—you vowed to overthrow pro-gay government!!!!

National Organization For Marriage board member Orson Scott Card has responded to the planned boycott of the movie version of his book, Ender's Game. In a statement to Entertainment Weekly, Card writes: Ender’s Game is set more than a century...

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07/08/2013

GLAAD: Your gayness makes Pat Robertson, the Earth vomit

Your gayness makes Pat Robertson, the Earth vomit [GLAAD]

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Gagnon: Gay couples only deserve what 'would be given to close but non-sexual friendships'

More from the exceedingly anti-gay guy who speaks every summer at the National Organization For Marriage's "It Takes A Family" conference: "Persons in a homosexual union should not have the sexual component of their union validated, as though they had...

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Anti-gay activist seeks CA clerks willing to put discrimination before duty

Back when Prop 8 was up for debate, Randy Thomasson compared clerks who might have to marry same-sex couples with Nazi officers who were forced to "gas the Jews." Now that marriage equality is the law of the land in...

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NOM EXPOSED: NOM’s anti-defamation guy says sweet pro-acceptance video is ‘diabolical’

NOM’s anti-defamation guy says sweet pro-acceptance video is ‘diabolical’ [NOM Exposed]

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This NOM board member said gay-accepting government is his 'mortal enemy'; do you want to make him a Hollywood hit?

I've never been a big boycott guy. However, I'm actually quite okay with (/fond of) this effort: Ender’s Game author Orson Scott Card is an anti-gay activist, writer, and board member of the National Organization for Marriage. “Laws against homosexual...

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Actually, NOM, nondiscrimination is an American freedom

On the 5th of July, the National Organization For Marriage posted yet another entry into its new "gays vs. America" folder: [NOM Facebook] Okay, let's break this down. When NOM talks about these wedding-centered businesses doing "business in accordance with...

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Video: Here's how they're talking about us at Houston's First Baptist Church

In an earlier segment, he directly connects homosexuality to pedophilia. But this cued up segment, in which pastor Greg Motte uses Paul Cameron–style junk science (from his own book) to say that marriage will not bring peace to gays because...

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