All articles by Alvin McEwen

nom-mada

NOM’s new project for ‘victims’ of imaginary gay intolerance spotlights liar Frank Turek

Sunday, September 25, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage has began a new project which it calls Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance. This project will spotlight folks who are the supposed victims of imaginary gay intolerance: [ Read more → ]
obama_pride

Time for LGBT people to get their heads in the game, be their own heroes

Saturday, September 24, 2011
This piece is not a sell for Barack Obama, but a plea for the gay community to recognize who our true enemies are. It's time we stop expecting a hero and be our own heroes. It's time we start talking into account the cold fact that our struggle for equality is like a game of chess. [ Read more → ]
Maggie Gallagher

Good riddance to Maggie Gallagher

Friday, September 23, 2011
As you have likely heard, Maggie Gallagher has stepped down as chairwoman of the National Organization for Marriage. Let's face facts -- Gallagher was probably more likely a figurehead, a puppet picked by shadowy individuals out to stomp out the progress of marriage equality. And if that was the case, she wasn't a good one. [ Read more → ]
frc

Hate group Family Research Council promises to ‘monitor’ DADT repeal

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Several folks on the right aren’t happy with this week’s repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The SPLC-designated hate group, the Family Research Council, has weighed in with a nonsensical scathing attack on President Obama and an ugly promise to “monitor” the effects of DADT. [ Read more → ]
defend-marriage

It’s time for the ‘we need to protect marriage’ con to die

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
It's time for this "we need to protect marriage" con to die. And it will. It could happen in North Carolina or Minnesota. Both states are facing anti-marriage equality votes next year. Or it could happen before then. But rest assured, it will happen. [ Read more → ]
homophobia

It’s not enough to call them bigots…

Sunday, September 11, 2011
We know that religious right groups peddle distortions designed to demonize the LGBT community. However we really should do more than simply declare them bigots. Members of the right tend to embrace that definition... [ Read more → ]
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National Organization for Marriage is now attacking same-sex families

Friday, September 9, 2011
According to Equality Matters, the Ruth Institute — a group affiliated with the National Organization for Marriage, is pushing nonsense which attacks same-sex families... [ Read more → ]
NOM Chairman Maggie Gallagher

NOM’s 2009 victory in Maine comes back to haunt the anti-gay organization

Thursday, September 8, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage loses another round in court against Maine's disclosure laws. Meanwhile, a soon-to-be released documentary threatens to expose the questionable tactics of those the organization employed to defeat Maine's marriage equality law. [ Read more → ]
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National Organization for Marriage loses badly at Minnesota State Fair

Thursday, September 8, 2011
If a poll at the Minnesota State Fair is a preview of things to come, then the National Organization for Marriage has a lot of work to do in its effort to completely ban marriage equality in the state. [ Read more → ]
north-carolina

NC homophobes pulling religious, racial, and anatomy cards against marriage equality

Thursday, September 8, 2011
The battle for or against marriage equality (whichever you prefer) in North Carolina is heating up as the following video shows. Folks who are pushing the anti-marriage equality amendment are pulling out all of the stops, i.e. the religious argument, the racial argument, and even the anatomy argument... [ Read more → ]
Game

Rap artist ‘Game’ urges those in the closet to come out

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
In an interview with website VLADTV.com, rap artist The Game says he believes there are a number of big-name rap stars who are homosexual and he feels they should be out and proud about their sexuality. [ Read more → ]
Matt Barber

Matt Barber has pedophilia on the brain

Friday, September 2, 2011
I will say one thing about phony religious right cause celebre turned anti-gay talking head Matt Barber — he certainly knows how to milk a controversy, even if said controversy is as phony as his career. [ Read more → ]
Brian Brown

NOM’s Brian Brown still smarting over disastrous Fox News debate

Friday, September 2, 2011
On the National Organization for Marriage’s blog, NOM president Brian Brown is raising a fuss about a disastrous debate he had on the Fox News show “Stossel” two weeks ago. [ Read more → ]
Tony Perkins

Family Research Council statement needs a little ‘editing’

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Last year when the Southern Poverty Law Center named several religious right groups as anti-gay hate groups, many of them united (with the Family Research Council – one of the groups named – leading the way) in a campaign with the semi- catchy title of Start Debating/Stop Hating... [ Read more → ]
charlotte-pride

Unfair attack on Charlotte Pride does not go unanswered

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
An area minister, Michael Brown, sought to interrupt last weekend's Charlotte Pride event with something he called “God Has A Better Way,” in which he and a large number of folks wearing red t-shirts infiltrate the pride event, try to preach to the folks there, and generally attempt to disrupt the festivities. [ Read more → ]
Rick Perry

Rick Perry’s homophobia problem is more serious than originally thought

Friday, August 26, 2011
While the gay community is distracted by the antics of Michele Bachmann and her husband, the real danger to our equality --Texas Governor Rick Perry -- is trying to sneak into the Oval Office. [ Read more → ]
John Boehner

Boehner’s DOMA defense contains junk science, bad sources

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
On Monday it was discovered that one of the experts, Professor Lisa Diamond, cited by Speaker of the House John Boehner’s legal team in their defense of DOMA complained that her work was being distorted. [ Read more → ]
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Sixteen reasons why Tony Perkins’ Family Research Council is a hate group

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Tony Perkins of the hate group the Family Research Council recently had the temerity to attack the Obama Administration for its participation in the “It Gets Better” campaign. This is the campaign designed to raise the self-esteem of LGBTQ youth and raise awareness of the problems they encounter with bullying. [ Read more → ]
David Barton

Since when is connecting the gay community to human waste ‘truthful research?’

Sunday, August 21, 2011
Earlier this month, phony historian David Barton and WallBuilders Live co-host Rick Green went on a tangent about (what else) the supposed gay agenda in schools during a radio program. [ Read more → ]
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NOM’s marriage pledge includes a ‘witch-hunt’ against the gay community

Saturday, August 20, 2011
While there is a lot of noise being made over the NOM's pledge to "protect marriage," a passage in that pledge is escaping some much deserved scrutiny. Presidential candidates who signed the pledge have promised to "Appoint a presidential commission to investigate harassment of traditional marriage supporters." [ Read more → ]
gayparents

Silly phony ‘activist’ Michael Brown claims that gays are ‘sexualizing’ children

Thursday, August 18, 2011
In a column in One News Now, an “activist” named Michael Brown reveals the ignorance of the religious right when it comes to the gay community. [ Read more → ]
Joe Walsh

Deadbeat dad Congressman puts down same-sex households

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Joe Walsh: Perhaps it would be a good idea to pay your damn child support before you start creating caste systems against loving families simply because they may contain parents of the same-sex. [ Read more → ]
glsen

GLSEN issues cease-and-desist letter to anti-gay Family Research Council

Monday, August 15, 2011
GLSEN on Monday issued a cease-and-desist letter via its attorneys to the Family Research Council "demanding that FRC cease distribution and publication of a video clip containing false and defamatory statements, as well as any other similar false and defamatory statements that may be contained in a longer video associated with that video clip." [ Read more → ]
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NOM slapped down by the courts while its bus tour is flopping hard

Friday, August 12, 2011
The First Circuit Court of Appeals has again ruled against the National Organization for Marriage’s attempts to challenge the “constitutionality of a Rhode Island election law requiring the reporting of so-called ‘independent expenditures.’” [ Read more → ]
Ann Coulter

If Ann Coulter is a ‘gay icon,’ then I am a busty white woman with a good tan

Thursday, August 11, 2011
Apparently GoProud, which has a much deserved reputation of being the Uncle Toms of the gay rights movement, didn’t get enough of Coulter’s insults at Homocon, when she insulted the idea of marriage equality. [ Read more → ]
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