All articles by Alvin McEwen

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 → ]
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 → ]
ruth-nom

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 → ]
NOMlogo

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 → ]
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