Good As You: CWFA Roundup

03/06/2008

CWA 'races' to condemn

Note to social conservatives: Writing a character who is racist into your works of fiction does not make the work itself racist! We feel the need to say this after seeing the following headline on the Concerned Women For America's...

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02/29/2008

Audio: But what about your bath? Is that off-limits also?

We've told you a couple of times about the ludicrously named "Not My Shower" campaign, in which some Maryland-based anti-LGBT activists are trying to overturn a measure that extends protections to transgender individuals. Well in this newly posted audio from...

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02/13/2008

Barber not gone, not more tolerant

Yesterday we wondered if maybe Matt Barber had taken leave from the Concerned Women For America. Well today we get our answer. And not only does Barber seem to still be employed by the conservative organization, he just might've ratcheted...

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02/07/2008

Audio: Progress gets slap in the face; anti-gays pat selves on back

The Concerned Women for America are just SO excited that their God granted them the "miracle" of a potential gay marriage ban in the Sunshine State. Listen in as grown adults who should know better express adulation over the possibility...

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11/08/2007

Matt sings the classics

As expected, our ol' pal Matt Barber has seized the opportunity to lash out against the House for yesterday passing ENDA (The Employment Non-Discrimination Act). And in doing so, Matthew has recycled all of the classic anti-ENDA lines that we've...

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10/31/2007

The Barbers of Antigay-ville

What's more anti-gay than a piece penned by the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber? Well, that would be a piece penned by both Matt and his Concerned Brother For America, Jared Barber. And that's exactly what is being offered...

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10/23/2007

Well at least he's not accusing us of firebombing churches

The Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber has some very long-winded statements to make about ENDA (The Employment Non-Discrimination Act). Unfortunately, the totality of that long wind contains about as much value as the fart that just escaped from the...

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09/28/2007

Concerned Women For De-Rationalizing America

In a press release wherein they decry the Senate for advancing hate crimes legislation as part of the Department of Defense Authorization bill, the reliably unprincipled folks at the Concerned Women For America make the following comments: "Senators humiliate our...

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09/20/2007

Why rationally analyze when you can irrationally demonize?

Earlier this week, we briefly showed you how Focus on the Family was misusing the findings from a new "ex-gay" study to make it sound as if it definitively shows that 67% of participants were able to "change" their sexual...

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09/04/2007

The religious 'Wright' dishes some wrong

Usually when it comes to matters of gay-ocity, the Concerned Women For America leave the public comments to their resident "Concerned Dude," Matt Barber. However, CWA president Wendy Wright felt the need to chime in on the Larry Craig situation,...

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08/31/2007

Another renegade evangelical, another gross attack

Following in the footsteps of Daddy Dobson, the Concerned Women for America's Matt Barber has now released his own unsolicited thoughts regarding the Iowa gay marriage ruling: "Once again we have another renegade judge abusing the authority he's been granted...

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08/30/2007

All employees must wash hands of bias before returning to work

Speaking to One News Now, the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber today says the following about gay men and anonymous restroom sex: "Not all men who self-identify as homosexual, or who engage in homosexual behaviors, take part in these...

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08/16/2007

When will Barber just go ahead and declare himself God?

In reaction to the welcome news that the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) will "refrain from or demonstrate restraint in disciplining" gay clergy members "who are in a mutual, chaste and faithful, committed, same-gender relationship," "Concerned Woman" Matt Barber...

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08/08/2007

Barber: They're here, they're queer -- shun 'em so folks won't get used to it!

"...simply pagan celebrations of hedonism and sexual deviancy" The above is how the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber (pic.) refers to all gay pride events in a new press release regarding the San Diego firefighter situation. We respond: "simply:...

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08/02/2007

Quieting CWA's 'sex cruising' enthusiasm

The Concerned Women For America has produced a new video in regards to the Jim Naugle controversy. We, never ones to be limited by YouTube's 500 character limit comments policy, have contributed our own thoughts: To watch the vid and...

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07/27/2007

Path to parental fitness: Gastric bypass or Gay-stric bypass?

So in your opinion, which is more of a parental impediment: A couple in which one parent is 500 pounds, or a couple in which both parents are perfectly healthy and in love with one another, but who just so...

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07/13/2007

When are we NOT attacking the church?

::sigh:: Why must the groups who oppose us always go to such lengths to deceive? This a headline running on the Concerned Women For America's main page: Wow, gays gunning for the church! That's what it sounds like, right? Well,...

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06/21/2007

Matt Barber: Frank n' Steve = Frankenstein

The Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber has written yet another formulaic, talking point-laden diatribe in which he rails against gay marriage in general, and, more specifically, the recent Massachusetts decision. Seeing as how it's late in the afternoon and...

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06/08/2007

When one goes to court, we ALL go to court of 'pro-fam' antipathy

You know what's annoying? How whenever one gay person does something on their own free will, it is automatically spun by our opposition as representative of the whole of the LGBT community. Latest case in point: As you might remember...

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06/01/2007

Barber equates fake bills to gay Bill/Bills

The following is a passage from the American Family Association's OneNewsNow website, wherein CWA's Matt Barber decries the possibility that gay state employees in Maryland may soon get domestic partner benefits: "This is a threat to traditional marriage," Barber said,...

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05/21/2007

Barber: But that's not the way I see it!

If you're a regular G-A-Y reader, you surely have learned a few things about the "pro-family" movement: *They stay on message in a way so freakishly uncompromising, you seriously begin to question if they are even still capable of independent...

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05/07/2007

What, CWA, was there no room for 'dirty sanchez'?

So in their never-ending quest to defeat legislation that would (a) protect the LGBT community from hate crimes and (b) protect the LGBT community from employment discrimination, those reliably duplicitous kids at the Concerned Women For America are once again...

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05/02/2007

Wright joins chorus of 'wrong'

She's been sort of silent on H.R. 1592, leaving Matt Barber to (outrageously) speak for the Concerned Women For America about the proposed hate crimes protections. However, CWA president Wendy Wright has finally weighed in with this doozy of a...

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04/26/2007

Exploiting senseless tragedy: What could be more 'moral'?

We told you last Friday about a religious leader who was trying to capitalize on the Virginia Tech tragedy, so as to justify his antipathy for LGBT-centric hate crimes legislation (HR 1592). Well today the Concerned Women For America have...

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04/23/2007

Matt Barber: He just seems so...aggressive

It's no secret that we find the extremely anti-gay Matt Barber to be a liability-in-waiting for the Concerned Women For America. And for just a brief example of the type of sentiment that makes us think him to be a...

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04/17/2007

Eh, there was an H, an R, and a C -- close enough

If you're going to be snarky, you need to be accurate. When writing the introduction to a recent Concerned Women For America article, Sarah Rode succeeded at the former but failed miserably at the latter when she said: In a...

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04/05/2007

LaRue LaThrough with CWA

Jan LaRue, a Concerned Women For America staffer who has had more than a few disparaging things to say about gays over the years, is reportedly leaving her position at CWA and moving to Texas. Most annoyed about her move?...

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03/14/2007

As masochists for his hurtful cuts, we now return to the Barber

Matt Barber apparently has loads more to say about General Pace's comments than he was able to fit in the commentary to which we linked this morning. So in an audio chat posted to the Concerned Women For America's site,...

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Barber sticks with insensitive Pace

Calling the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman's words "refreshing and candid truths," the Concerned Women For America's male spokesman, Matt Barber, has this to say regarding General Pace's gay-unfriendly comments and those who have spoken out against them: It is...

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03/07/2007

Barber on 'F-word': 'Love the sinner, hate the f**giness'

In his quasi-condemnation/ quasi-defense of Ann Coulter's usage of the word "f*ggot," the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber (pic.) says lots of typically offensive things (just like he did in his Tim Hardaway post-mortem). However, this passage really stood...

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03/02/2007

Wright vs. 'wrong'

It's just all so simple, right Wendy? From CNS News: "It's been said that there are two Americas, and what I'd argue is that if there are two Americas, we're not divided economically, we're divided morally," Wendy Wright, president of...

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02/16/2007

Barber denounces, trumps Hardaway's gay-unfriendliness

The Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber has released the following statement in reaction to Tim Hardaway's homophobic comments: “Hardaway’s comments are both unfortunate and inappropriate,”...“They provide political fodder for those who wish to paint all opposition to the homosexual...

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Why rationally evaluate facts when you can politicize myths?

You know what we find beyond disturbing? When our opposition deliberately, flat out misrepresents a situation in order to use it for their own political gain. But that is what the folks at the Concerned Women For America once again...

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02/06/2007

Just please don't let him negotiate MidEast peace

Responding to the news that Jerusalem has recorded a same-sex marriage for the first time, the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber today expresses a deep concern for the feelings of Isreal's Islamic enemies. He is quoted by OneNewsNow as...

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01/30/2007

CWA preps followers for 'Total Recall' of Schwarzenegger

In reaction to comments from friend Tom Arnold indicating that Gov. Schwarzenegger wants gay marriage legalized in California, the Concerned Women For America are today encouraging their followers to step up efforts to pressure the governor to resist such urges....

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Barber on SOTU: Where was the 'gays should stop schtupping' part?

In a piece in which he criticizes the president for addressing in his SOTU speech the problem of HIV/AIDS in Africa yet not addressing the problem here at home, the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber takes the opportunity to...

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01/19/2007

'Concerned Women' not concerned enough with hate crime facts

Commenting on H.R. 254, proposed federal legislation designed to prevent hate crimes, the Concerned Women For America's Matt Barber says today: "This bill sets the table, and places us on a slippery slope toward religious persecution. If it becomes law,...

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'Concerned Women' apparently not concerned enough to identify selves

So an anonymous person just left this comment on one of our posts from yesterday, wherein we had posted portions of a pro-"ex-gay" video: And when the comment was made to the site, we got this email (as we do...

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01/11/2007

Barber on omelettes, exploding brains, and flawed military policy

In a condemnation of liberals' attempts to repeal that flawed, offensive policy known as Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the Concerned Women For America's J. Matt Barber says today: Liberals in Washington are very vocal in opposition to the president's planned...

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01/10/2007

The new CWA: Does Barber cut it?

We're gonna shock even ourselves when we say this. But ya know, what? Robert Knight (pic.) was quite good at what he did! Not particularly rational, decent, humane, or anything resembling tolerant, mind you; but his skills at disseminating "pro-family"...

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01/08/2007

Concerned Women find new concerned man

Well, the Concerned Women For America have finally found a replacement for recently-departed, gay-decrying spokesmouth Robert Knight. Their selection? J. Matt Barber (pic.), the man who became a "pro-family" God back in 2005 when he was fired from his job...

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LaRue not saying 'bi, bi' to fallacious argument

So you may remember that two weeks ago we pointed out how unbelievably ridiculous the Concerned Women For America's Jan LaRue (pic) was being in trying to link polygamy with bisexuality. You can go here to read our full piece...

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12/28/2006

CWA speaker: Bi Love = "Big Love"

Attempts to link gay rights with polygamy are commonplace in the arguments put forth by our opposition. After all, they know that a vast majority of the American public is staunchly opposed to the very idea of polygamous relationships, so...

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12/07/2006

It's not hate speech to seek the end of hate speech!

"The floor of our agenda is, of course, the demise of America's anti-gay industry and putting an end, once and for all, to their use of us and our families for cynical culture wars and political gains." The above is...

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09/07/2006

Asking M&Ms to consider Candy and her Baby Ruth

With an inference that such voters are likely to elect conservative candidates and vote in favor or conservative issues, the Concerned Women For America's Janice Crouse is advising politicians to court the "married mothers" (who she calls M&Ms) in the...

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09/01/2006

There are two ways to spell flyer; CWA seems to have used the 'L-I-E' version

Our booleaders at the Concerned Women For America have issued the following pdf flyer for their supporters to distribute about the whole Wal-Mart situation: Fortunately, we also know how to make pdfs:

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08/31/2006

Ms. LaRue, your policy has lapsed

In a piece discussing the possibility that Jersey is soon to legalize same-sex marriage, the Concerned Women For America's Jan LaRue (pic.) says of some national lawmakers who haven't voted in favor of a federal marriage ban: "Those in Congress...

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08/04/2006

'Concerned Intern' enters CWA audio booth, acts accordingly

In an audio chat with with Martha Kleder, the Concerned Women For America's summer interns are today recounting the joys they've had working with the anti-gay organization over the past few months. And while most are pedestrian stories of conserva-summer-fun,...

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08/01/2006

Look for CWA to also gauge attendance of Martina's next match

The Concerned Women For America are today gloating over their own claims that Chicago’s recent Gay Games flopped financially and failed to bring in spectators. And while those assertions are contested by those responsible for the games, and while low...

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07/21/2006

Hey, who's blaming gays for Isreali crisis today?

Following up on yesterday's ultra-offensive chat with Rabbi Yehuda Levin, in which numerous suggestions were made that God is punishing Israel for allowing a gay pride parade, the Concerned Women For America's Robert Knight and Martha Kleder today converse with...

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