All articles by Alvin McEwen

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

Rick Santorum
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.... ...

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

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: ...

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

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 ...

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Good riddance to Maggie Gallagher

Maggie Gallagher
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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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It’s not enough to call them bigots…

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... ...

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National Organization for Marriage is now attacking same-sex families

According to Equality Matters, the Ruth Institute — a group affiliated with the National Organization for Marriage, is pushing nonsense which attacks same-sex families... ...

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

NOM Chairman Maggie Gallagher
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. ...

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National Organization for Marriage loses badly at Minnesota State Fair

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. ...

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