Good As You: Americans For Truth Roundup

01/10/2008

Wise net brought gold, frankincense, myrrh, and gay bishop

Peter LaBarbera has chosen a new subject at which to unleash his queer-unfriendly rage. The target? C-SPAN. The reason? The network aired a speech given by openly gay Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robison twice on Christmas Eve. Read below: C-SPAN...

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12/27/2007

We agree about opposing Mitt, but for very diff. reasons

Yesterday, while you were busy returning sh*tty gifts and stocking up on half price peppermint bark, professional anti-gay Peter LaBarbera was busy trying to convince folks that GOP contender Mitt Romney is WAY too gay-friendly for his team's needs. The...

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12/20/2007

Audio: Grown adults who just don't get it

Last week, we showed how Peter LaBarbera was lashing out against Diversity Inc. magazine's Luke Visconti, because the latter wrote an article wherein he pointed out how throughout history, MANY people have tried to justify MANY deplorable biases by using...

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Truth: Saying it's in your arsenal doesn't make it so

In an end of the year plea for funds that he's just posted to his Americans For Truth site, Peter LaBarbera sums up the gay vs. anti-gay battle like so: They have the power, the money and the influence. We...

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12/12/2007

Sorry, Pete: Not all of us are as bathhouse-focused as you seem to be

Peter LaBarbera has penned a new piece in which he condemns a Washington D.C. establishment called The Crew Club for being "a 24/7 homosexual bathhouse where men go for anonymous sodomistic encounters with other men." And while his diligent research...

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Sorry, Pete: Not all of us are as bathhouse-focused as you seem to be

Peter LaBarbera has penned a new piece in which he condemns a Washington D.C. establishment called The Crew Club for being "a 24/7 homosexual bathhouse where men go for anonymous sodomitic encounters with other men." And while his diligent research...

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11/21/2007

He says we're outside God's normalcy realm, yet we're the 'name-callers'?

Recently we discovered that Peter LaBarbera of the so-called Americans For Truth group has launched a new site called Republicans For Family Values, an effort he claims is designed to promote "pro-natural-family and pro-life values in the GOP." And considering...

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11/19/2007

LaBarbera's burden

It must be tough being Peter LaBarbera. Respect outside of the "pro-family" fringe just doesn't to be something that the American For Truth head can easily come by. Even when he goes to lengths to praise an organization, many of...

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11/14/2007

Peter seeks penny for his anti-gay thoughts

Peter LaBarbera has just written a new piece for his Americans For Truth site. To save you the time and effort, we will go ahead and summarize the whole of the post for you: Americans for Truth does important work...

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11/13/2007

Rubber: Ribbed for Peter's displeasure

In yet another piece in which he has voluntarily chosen to cover a fetish event so that he can proceed to connect such to the gay community at large, Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera today poses this question about participants...

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11/07/2007

What's good for the evangelical goose is good for the gay gander

Desperate for relevancy in this so-called "culture war," Peter LaBarbera has released an ENDA-decrying press release under the umbrella of his Americans For Truth group. In it, Pete gives this potential example to convey why he thinks ENDA is a...

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11/05/2007

Pete spreads his (right) wings

You know Peter LaBarbera, the dude from the so-called Americans For Truth About Homosexuality group who works day and night to oppose gay rights? Well, apparently his usual work of decrying gay existences has left him too limited. It seems...

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10/22/2007

Higgins' version of truth: Stranger than fiction

In response to J.K. Rowling's revelation that she intended for her Dumbledore character to be gay, Peter LaBarbera has turned his Americans For Truth site over to our favorite gay-unfriendly teacher, Laurie Higgins. And in an opinion piece on the...

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10/18/2007

Peter threatens to take his anti-gay ball and go home

Speaking about Gov. Arnold Schwarzengger's recent signage of a handful of gay rights measures into law, as well as the seemingly more moderate trends creeping up in the GOP in general, Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera says today: If the...

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10/05/2007

Peter's peculiar obsession: Uniting gays and 'ex-gays' alike

Whenever we see Peter LaBarbera conduct one of his graphic "exposes" of the fringe events that he wants to make look as if they're indicative of the gay rights movement as a whole, we always imagine that the vast majority...

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10/01/2007

Fun with conservative typos

You'd think that since he spent last week decrying the event and this weekend documenting the action, 'mo foe Peter LaBarbera would by now know the name of the FolsoM Street Fair. Judging by this headline, however, he does not:...

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09/26/2007

It's not about the fair -- it's about fairness!

So yesterday we showed you how Matt Barber is condemning an ad for San Francisco's Folsom Street Fair, because organizers of the event used The Last Supper as the creative basis for their promotion. Well, in a new, coattails-riding piece...

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09/21/2007

Just like 'Cat Fancy' needn't host a speaker who detests pussies

Note to Peter LaBarbera: If you would actually admit that your words and actions are intolerant, discriminatory, mean-sprited, then you would understand WHY folks would be uncomfortable having you on a diversity discussion panel. However, since you and your buddies...

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09/07/2007

He means 'sinkhole of immorality' in the non-demeaning sense

Peter Labarbera's so-called Americans For Truth organization sent a reporter/researcher by the name of Allyson Smith to cover the recent National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association convention. The Dallas Voice, in turn, published a story about Ms. Smith's anti-gay presence...

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08/31/2007

Sean's daily stripping turns on Peter

So over the past year or so, we have tracked the borderline homophobic/ downright anti-gay cartoons that have been put out by the NY Post's Sean Delonas. Here is an example of one of the most egregious, which was issued...

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08/29/2007

Inn gives Pete earlier checkout time than he'd have like

Last week we told you that Peter LaBarbera (pic.) will be throwing the first annual fundraising dinner for his extremely anti-gay Americans For Truth group on Saturday, October 6. Well, Pete has apparently been forced to change the date and...

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08/22/2007

It'll be a 'gays are hijacking the civil rights movement of blacks' tie affair

Clear your calendars, folks. For it has been announced that on Saturday October 6, extreme anti-gay personality Peter LaBarbera will hold the first annual fundraising banquet for his equally queer-unfriendly Americans For Truth organization. So what can you expect? Well,...

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08/17/2007

Peter LaBarbera vs. Peter becoming Barbara

In a piece where he once again slams transgender individuals (or "she-males," as he calls them) for merely existing, Peter LaBarbera of the so-called Americans For Truth group says of that sect: Remember that joke about a lesbian trapped in...

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08/14/2007

We always knew Pete was a Becky fan

So how does Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera thank actress Sara Gilbert for the years she dutifully entertained America as the wise-cracking Darlene Conner on the sitcom "Roseanne"? Well, by attacking her family, that's how. In reaction to the news...

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07/16/2007

But Pete -- An 'adultery debate' just seems so unfaithful, while a 'drug' one seems so dopey

"A debate framed from a pro-homosexual perspective -- when homosexual behavior, for centuries, [for] thousands of years, was regarded as deeply sinful by Christians and people who believe in God," .... "It's just astonishing. I'm waiting for the adultery presidential...

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Rest easy, old pal

Back in college, this writer tended bar at a local club in Knoxville, TN. Anyone who has ever done such a job knows that it can be both a blessing and a curse. A curse, because you can find yourself...

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06/18/2007

Gays? Peter's now goin' AFTAH

Well, it's a big day here in the culture wars. For today (or perhaps over the weekend), anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera switched his organization's identity from the mere... ...to the more specific: Well, Pete does support "change," so this alteration...

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06/12/2007

Is there no ENDA to Peter's fallaciousness?

So we all know that Peter LaBarbera of the Americans For Truth group is no fan of pro-gay rights measures. However, we really wish he wouldn't lie about them. This is short section pulled from a very lengthy email that...

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06/05/2007

Peter LaBarbera is a g-y (guy)

You know how we're always getting annoyed with the social conservatives for placing the word "gay" within quotation marks whenever they write it? Well, Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera has upped the anti: Yes, in a new email to his...

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05/16/2007

'Well he started it,' says this third grade-channeling writer

Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera has written a long piece wherein he criticizes those who seem to be getting too much joy out of Jerry Falwell's passing. In it, he staunchly condemns the likes of Pam Spaulding and John Aravosis...

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05/14/2007

LaBarbera skeptically questions Jack/Ennis' coitus

Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera has the following to say today about Brokeback Mountain (which is back in the news thanks to a new lawsuit): I saw Brokeback Mountain in the theater because I had to. It is a highly...

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04/19/2007

But you can't yell "Gays are immoral!" in a crowded school!

In reaction to the news that a U.S. District Judge has denied two students the right to wear anti-gay tee shirts to class, Peter LaBarbera of the so-called "Americans For Truth" says today: How can students in the United States...

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04/18/2007

A parental choice we simply would not make

In reaction to the Day of Silence being recognized today in his son's high school, Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera has decided to keep his child home for the day. However, being Peter LaBarbera, he is also turning his parental...

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04/09/2007

To wish upon a star, it makes no difference who you are!

In response to the announcement that the Walt Disney Co. will allow gay couples to hold commitment ceremonies as part of their "Fairy Tale Weddings" program, Sonja Dalton of the so-called "Americans For Truth" organization has the following to say:...

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04/05/2007

What Pete, you mean we reject this data just like the scientific community does?

In regards to the new "research" from Paul Cameron suggesting that gays live a shorter lifespan, Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera today says this: Homosexual activists reject seemingly out-of-hand any research that shows homosexual behavior, generally speaking, is unhealthy compared...

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03/26/2007

LaBarbera takes on civil rights fights, Brenda Chenowith

In a recent interview with The Advocate, former "Six Feet Under" and current "Brothers & Sisters" star Rachel Griffiths shared this exchange with interviewer John Griffiths (no relation): Have you ever seen any homophobia in action? GRIFFITHS: This lady told...

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03/21/2007

Fitting topic for them, as they do wish to 'lick the whole' of the gay movement

**ED NOTE, 8PM: Americans For Truth has now pulled the post that we talk about below. Fortunately, we clipped a partial copy of it before it was pulled. When it comes to whacked out "pro-family" headlines, this one from Americans...

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03/14/2007

'CSI: ConvenientTheoriesForPro-familyActivistsVille'

In an attempt to exalt his profile as some sort of a "culture warrior," Peter LaBarbera has today issued a news release in which he presumes to have the gay activists' stratagem all figured out: Gay activists have adopted a...

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03/08/2007

The P-word on the G-word and the F-word

In the intro for his latest musing, Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera says: Ann Coulter has been roundly denounced for using the “F-word” (six letters) ...I’m a Coulter fan, but she crossed the line on this one. There are larger...

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02/27/2007

AFT calls this writer 'confused'; but then again, they also call themselves 'truth'ful

From the website of Americans For Truth comes this piece directly involving this site and this writer: PBS’ “In the Life” Profiles Confused LGBT Youth February 27th, 2007 By Sonja Dalton Parents and church leaders, to understand what is at...

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02/16/2007

Condemn me once -- shame on you; condemn me twice -- still shame on you

The following is posted today over on the website of the Americans For Truth organization: *** Recently we came across the following question posed to “Ask the Therapist” at the pro-homosexuality “health and wellness” website, GayHealth.com (created by “gay” doctor...

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02/07/2007

Sticks and stones are completely whack, and words work better anyhow

We just want to take a brief moment to say we STRONGLY denounce any sort of violence being suggested towards anyone! Those of us who put ourselves out there to defend our positions in this "culture war" do so with...

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02/02/2007

Nature is anti-homosexuality, except for the fact that it isn't

In a piece today in which he condemns Prime Minister Tony Blair for refusing to grant Catholic adoption agencies an exemption in terms of opening their services to gay couples, Peter LaBarbera of the so-called "Americans For Truth" says (among...

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01/31/2007

LaBarbera: Gays drive on Information Superhighway to get off at Immoralityville

Weighing in on the news that gays and lesbians tend to use the Internet -- and more specifically, social networking sites like Myspace and Friendster -- more frequently than heterosexuals, Peter LaBarbera offensively says: "...it's a big part of their...

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01/30/2007

Bakker 'scandals': From Jessica Hahn to 'Jessica/Jessica are not immoral'

Calling it "The Latest Bakker Scandal," Americans For Truth's Peter LaBarbera today lashes out against Jay Bakker (pic.), prodigal son of Jim & Tammy Faye, for his gay-accepting Christian views. In response to Mr. Bakker's saying... “It sounds so churchy,...

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01/22/2007

LaBarbera condemns gays for refusing to be condemned

So late on Friday, Peter LaBarbera (pic.) posted a very long-winded response to the gay activists who are challenging the "It's Not Gay" video because, among other things, it prominently features an "ex-gay" man who was later found to still...

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01/18/2007

When it comes to 'ex-gay' debunking, Besen doesn't f*** around

Wayne Besen (pic) and his Truth Win Out organization have filed a complaint against Peter LaBarbera and his American For Truth organization for continuing to sell a video titled "It's Not Gay" on AFT's website, yet neglecting to tell potential...

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01/12/2007

AFT's direct object more fallacious than originally thought?

So regular readers know that we quite frequently talk about Peter LaBarbera's so-called Americans For Truth group. We find their logic reliably unsound, their position on gays quite indecent, and their overall modus operandi a bit unhinged. However, we never...

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12/27/2006

Fitting, as our reaction to them is often 'AHHHHH!'

So you may know that we've been pretty obsessed with Peter LaBarbera's newly re-launched anti-gay group, Americans For Truth. Mr LaBabs was always one of our favorites when he helmed the anti-gay Illinois Family Institute, so when it was abruptly...

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12/13/2006

LaBarbera to Obama: Close your mind and thank God you're a hetero

In his recently released memoir, The Audacity of Hope, newly-anointend Dem superstar Barack Obama says of the possibility that he may someday fully support gay marriage: "I was reminded that it is my obligation not only as an elected official...

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