All articles by Alvin McEwen

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Attacks on Obama Administration’s LGBT policy shames Christianity

Thursday, December 8, 2011
Naturally, religious right groups and some of those on the right in general aren't happy with the Obama Administration's announcement this week against LGBT persecution worldwide, or Hillary Clinton's speech in which she declared "gays rights are human rights." It’s a sad statement on what Christianity has become in America. [ Read more → ]
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Fake Christians continue to show their true colors by persecuting gays

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Neither Rick Perry nor Rick Santorum will ever get to the White House. In fact, their behavior on the campaign trail makes one wonder just how did they attain their original elected offices in the first place. They are both like a bad dancer who has tripped his way through a recital and now thinks of himself as a Baryshnikov. [ Read more → ]
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Hey T.I., violence against gay children is NOT funny

Sunday, November 27, 2011
I cringe to write about this, but it's necessary. A rapper by the name of T.I. is pulling the "gays want to shut down everyone who disagrees with them" card. [ Read more → ]
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The best reasons for marriage equality that you will ever see

Friday, November 25, 2011
So that you folks don't think that I'm totally immersed in raising hell with the religious right, I present to you an absolutely stunning, stunning ad from Australia on why marriage equality is important. It is to the point, universal, and says it all. [ Read more → ]
Peter Sprigg

Family Research Council whines that no one wants to debate ‘homosexual’ issues

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
In dealing with the fact that it is an officially declared hate group, the Family Research Council pulls the shuck-and-jive argument that it is being attacked by people who don’t want to debate gay issues. [ Read more → ]
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Why I get a nagging feeling every time I hear the phrase ‘religious liberty’

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
I almost understand the argument of “religious liberty.” But then comes that nagging feeling in the back of my mind that just won’t go away – the feeling that “religious liberty” is just another way of saying “allowed discrimination” and that some folks will use the phrase to deflect attention from the victims of this “allowed discrimination.” [ Read more → ]
Janice Crouse

Religious rightie says DeGeneres not a good choice for raising AIDS awareness

Monday, November 14, 2011
Sometimes, mess coming from the religious right doesn’t need an explanation. It just needs a spotlight to underscore how clueless and homophobic they are. Recently, openly gay actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was named as special envoy to raise awareness about AIDS... [ Read more → ]
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Minnesota for Marriage soft peddling its message of bigotry

Sunday, November 13, 2011
The group Minnesota for Marriage wants folks to forget that the organizations which comprise it – National Organization for Marriage and the Minnesota Family Council – operate to attack and demonize same-sex families through their various tactics. [ Read more → ]
Peter LaBarbera

Peter LaBarbera scapegoating gay men for the Penn State tragedy

Thursday, November 10, 2011
It was bound to happen. I was hoping that it wouldn't but in hindsight, I shouldn't have been surprised. Someone from the religious right is now blaming gay men for the Penn State tragedy, where Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant coach is charged... [ Read more → ]
Cindy Golding

National Organization for Marriage now attacking candidate it supported

Thursday, November 10, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage is finally commenting on its embarrassing loss Tuesday night in the Iowa state senatorial election. From NOM Cultural Director Thomas Peters comes a tweet which should be remembered. [ Read more → ]
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Have the leaders of the National Organization for Marriage gone into hiding?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Is it just me or have the spokespersons and leaders of the National Organization for Marriage decided to go into hiding? NOM’s president Brian Brown has gone AWOL when it comes to public speaking. Not that he was a good one in the first place... [ Read more → ]
Joe Walsh

Family Research Council gives ‘pro-family’ honor to ‘deadbeat dad’

Sunday, November 6, 2011
Anyone who thinks that the Family Research Council is either a Christian or “pro-family” group obviously has not done their homework -- just last week, FRC anointed Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) a pro-family leader — in spite of the fact that he allegedly owes over $100,000 in child support. [ Read more → ]
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Family Research Council wants God to stop gay adoptions

Thursday, November 3, 2011
In all of the years in which FRC has attacked same-sex households or gay adoption, the organization has never pushed, suggested, or even slightly initiated any type of plan encouraging folks in what it claims to be “perfect family units,” i.e. heterosexual mother/father households into adopting children. [ Read more → ]
Archbishop John Nienstedt

Catholic Church making deal with the devil to stop marriage equality in Minnesota?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
The Minnesota Family Council is scum. It is a group devoted to demonizing and stigmatizing the gay community through junk science and ugly propaganda. Yet it is the same group which Archbishop John Nienstedt seems no problem in teaming up with in order to stop marriage equality in Minnesota. [ Read more → ]
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Audacity alert: NOM wants Obama to pay for Boehner’s junk science

Monday, October 24, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage on Monday really decided to raise the bar for unashamed audacity. The organization is now demanding that Obama’s Justice Department pay for Speaker of the House John Boehner’s defense of DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act): [ Read more → ]
Paul Cameron

Paul Cameron — why the religious right can’t keep him ‘in the closet’

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
For the younger folks in the gay community and for the rest who may not be aware: Every lie, every piece of distorted of junk science about the gay community, even some ways in which religious right groups distort actual science to demonize the gay community were either formulated or "improved upon" by Paul Cameron. [ Read more → ]
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Thank you Maggie Gallagher for revealing your lies

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Former chairwoman of the National Organization for Marriage, Maggie Gallagher, recently let the cat out of the bag so to speak when she chose to praise the Family Research Council during the "Values Voter" Summit: [ Read more → ]
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Bevan Dufty’s campaign commercial scares the religious right

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The following is a simple commercial from openly gay San Francisco mayoral candidate Bevan Dufty. You've probably seen it before but it bears repeating in its proper context. It shows that the loving and raising of children is not something strictly owned by the heterosexual community or a stereotypical nuclear family. [ Read more → ]
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NOM makes tasteless reference to gay Congressman’s newborn son

Monday, October 3, 2011
There are times that the National Organization for Marriage is so anti-gay that it burns — such as the post on its blog regarding the birth of Congressman Jared Polis’s newborn son: [ Read more → ]
Matt Barber

Anti-gay bigot Matt Barber mad at feds for acknowledging same-sex couples

Friday, September 30, 2011
Matt Barber of the right-wing Liberty Counsel is angry at President Obama and the Census Bureau for recognizing same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
Jerry Buell

NOM’s newest ‘victim’ of alleged ‘gay intolerance’ is another dud for the organization

Thursday, September 29, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage has posted a video of another supposed “victim” of the “intolerant gay agenda” in accordance to the new group it has helped to found – the Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance. [ Read more → ]
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Hate group FRC angry at Republican for co-sponsoring DOMA repeal bill

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
The anti-gay hate group, the Family Research Council is furious that a Republican in Congress is co-sponsoring a bill which would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). [ Read more → ]
Dakota Ary

Student’s story of suspension for speaking against homosexuality may not be true

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Last week, a controversy erupted over a student, Dakota Ary, at a Fort Worth High School who claimed that he was punished for merely stating in class that homosexuality is a sin. But when everything is at its peak, the other side of the story comes out... [ Read more → ]
Scott Lively

Bigot Scott Lively warns: Gays are winning ‘culture war’ and taking prisoners

Monday, September 26, 2011
According to Scott Lively, head of the SPLC-declared hate group Abiding Truth Ministries, “Many Christians are only now awakening to the seriousness of the threat to our society posed by the homosexual movement. But, unfortunately for us all, it is only the sounding of the victory trumpets by gay activists that has stirred Christians from their slumber." [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Don’t believe Santorum’s claim about not hearing the audience boo the gay soldier

Monday, September 26, 2011
There continues to be so much fall out from the recent Republican presidential debate in which the candidates stood by and said nothing while members of the audience booed a gay solder.... [ Read more → ]
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