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Ad promoting ‘ex-gay’ movie: ‘Lady Gaga, shut up. I was not born this way.’

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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An advertisement for ex-gay activist David Kyle Foster’s movie, “Such Were Some Of You,” ran during today’s edition of “The 700 Club.” The clip featured activists Michael Brown and Anne Paulk, and one young man who exclaimed: “I have to say, Lady Gaga, shut up. I was not born this way.” Foster has warned of gay brainwashing...

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Anti-gay activists link ISIS beheadings to same-sex marriage

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Sunday, September 14, 2014
In this July 1, 2013 file photo, Rick Nelson Flor, right, holds a flower bouquet as he stands next to his partner Robert O'Rourke before their wedding ceremony in West Hollywood, Calif.
Last week on “Crosstalk,” Voice of Christian Youth America’s Vic Eliason and Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver connected same-sex marriage in the U.S. to beheadings committed by the terrorist group ISIS. Discussing recent marriage equality legal victories, Staver made his standard prediction that the legalization of same-sex marriage will pave the way for polygamy...

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Moscow forum attended by U.S. activists calls for more ‘gay propaganda’ bans

| Friday, September 12, 2014
Constantin Malofeev’s group has posted photos on Facebook of one of Thursday's panels, indicating National Organization for Marriage president Brian Brown (far left) in attendance.
This week’s international gathering of anti-gay, anti-abortion-rights activists in Moscow ended with delegates issuing a proclamation that blasts liberal social policies in Western countries and calls for Russian-style “homosexual propaganda” bans to be passed throughout the world, according to the foundation run by Russian oligarch Constantin Malofeev,

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Pat Robertson: ‘Girl-on-girl movies’ make young people think they’re gay

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, September 11, 2014
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A “The 700 Club” a viewer on Thursday asked host Pat Robertson how she should handle the news that her 21-year-old daughter is in a same-sex relationship. In response, Robertson gladly offered up some of his patented bad advice for the parents of LGBT kids. She needs somebody to help her get her identity straight,” he said.

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Linda Harvey attacks Target for ‘pushing deviance and perversion’

MIRANDA BLUE | Right Wing Watch | Friday, August 29, 2014
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On her “Mission America” radio program Wednesday, Linda Harvey weighed in on the National Organization for Marriage’s boycott of Target in response to the company’s filing of a court brief in support of marriage equality. Harvey echoed NOM in taking particular issue with Target’s characterization of same-sex marriage bans as “bans” and “discrimination.”

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Pat Robertson: Possibly gay teen will be straight if he has a man in his life

| Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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On Tuesday's edition of the “700 Club,” a viewer told Robertson that her 13-year-old step-son, who “lives with his mother most of the time,” has “crushes on boys” and wanted the televangelist’s help. Repeating the myth that homosexuality is the result of a lack of parental bonding, Robertson said “his attraction is now toward other men because he’s raised by a woman.”

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AFA’s Bryan Fischer: Homosexuality ‘causes an inner revulsion’

KYLE MANTYLA | Right Wing Watch | Friday, August 22, 2014
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American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer kicked off his radio program Thursday with a discussion about the revulsion that God feels whenever gay people have sex, which is the same disgust that all human beings feel when thinking about it unless, that is, they have been brainwashed by society to accept it.

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Sen. Ted Cruz to join anti-gay activists in honoring his father

| Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Next month, Rick Scarborough's Vision America will host its annual "Heroes of Faith Gala" where the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins will receive the 2014 "National Hero of Faith Award" and Rafael Cruz, a Religious Right activist and father of Sen. Ted Cruz, will be honored with the "Don Wildmon Award," named for the founder of the American Family Association.

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AFA’s Fischer: All gay people should be banned from holding public office

KYLE MANTYLA | Right Wing Watch | Monday, August 18, 2014
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On Friday, Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury over his efforts to force Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign from office following her arrest for drunk driving. Lehmberg is gay and so, naturally, Bryan Fischer used this story to proclaim on his radio program today that all gay people ought to be banned from serving in ...

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‘Ex-Gay’ activist claims schools teach kids that ‘gay sex is wonderful’

| Thursday, August 14, 2014
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On the weekend edition of Linda Harvey’s “Mission: America” radio program, ex-gay activist David Kyle Foster phoned in to discuss his documentary, “Such Were Some of You,” a wide-eyed account of the temptations of the “homosexual lifestyle” and the great lengths people have undertaken to renounce their homosexuality.

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