All articles by Alvin McEwen

Conservatives throwing tantrums at black community over Obama support

Harry Jackson
I must say that I am getting a kick out of reading and watching those on the right, particularly the religious right, predict how African-Americans will desert President Obama come election day due to his support of marriage equality. It’s ...

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FRC itching to be humiliated again as ‘Day of Silence’ approaches

Because the "Day of Silence" -- and the organization behind it, GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) -- deals with the plight of LGBT students, they both have been in the cross hairs of religious right groups who ...

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NOM’s deliberate manipulation of black, gay communities is nauseating

It's not only the fact that the National Organization for Marriage specifically said it wanted drive a wedge between the black and gay communities. It's also the fact that NOM was recruiting African-American leaders to speak out against marriage equality ...

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GLAAD campaign demands media accountability for anti-gay pundits

Today, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) will launch the Commentator Accountability Project, which seeks to educate the media on the wool pulled over its eyes by anti-gay pundits... ...

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My problem with GoProud — Where is the pride?

Jimmy LaSalvia and Chris Barron
The Republican gay group GoProud has been given a lot of negative names by many in the LGBTQ community from "quislings" to "sell-outs" to "Uncle Toms." While I'm not as descriptive of my displeasure of GoProud, believe me when I ...

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‘Porno Pete’ LaBarbera wants you to know what anal warts look like

Peter LaBarbera
Over the years, I have joked about and done my best to expose the wanton homophobia of “Porno Pete” LaBarbera, head of the hate group Americans for Truth. And today, he stooped to a level which even shocks me -- ...

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Maggie Gallagher’s interview on MSNBC: ‘Your embarrassment is well deserved’

Maggie Gallagher, co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), an anti-marriage-equality group, was interviewed on the Feb. 11 edition MSNBC's Up with Chris Hayes, and it didn't go well for her.


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You mean same-sex families have children? Alert the Marines!

The entitlement and audacity of some who oppose LGBTQ equality never ceases to amaze me. Of all of the false hysterical claims they make, the one about children has to take the cake. "If marriage equality is accepted, children will ...

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Anti-gay pastor, NOM ally goes off the deep end again about ‘gay sex’

Patrick Wooden
Raleigh N.C. "diaper pastor" Patrick Wooden is not only refusing to take back his comments that gay men have so much anal sex that they require surgery and diapers, and that they use gerbils, baseball bats, and cell phones as ...

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NOM wants Newt Gingrich to ‘save’ marriage? Hilarity ensues

It's obvious that if Newt Gingrich is interested in, as NOM claims, preserving marriage as the union between one man and one woman, he seems to think that he is exempt from the rule. And it's even more obvious that ...

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