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Linda Harvey

Linda Harvey is the founder and president of Mission: America, a Columbus, Ohio-based Christian organization founded in 1995 that seeks to “cover the latest cultural and social trends in our country and what they might mean for Christians.” The organization publishes articles on its web site about its views on homosexuality and paganism. Harvey, is an outspoken critic of LGBT rights, including same-sex marriage. The Southern Poverty Law Center designated Mission: America as an active anti-gay hate group in March 2012 based on its particular anti-LGBT rights stances. [ Wikipedia → ]

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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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‘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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The five worst religious right claims about safe schools initiatives

| Friday, April 11, 2014
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In honor of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s Day of Silence today – an annual event meant to draw attention to the “silencing effects” of anti-gay harassment and name-calling in schools – Right Wing Watch is re-releasing a collection of some of the most troubling recent claims from the Religious Right about safe schools initiatives.

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Harvey: Homosexuality is like anorexia, gay people just think they’re gay

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Saturday, February 1, 2014
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Linda Harvey of Mission America joined the American Family Association’s Tim Wildmon and Ed Vitagliano on Friday for a riveting discussion about homosexuality and Harvey’s new book, “Maybe He’s Not Gay: Another View on Homosexuality.”

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Anti-gay activist Scott Lively: Gay people are behind anti-gay violence in Russia

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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While Russia is experiencing an increase in violence directed at gay people and enacting new laws criminalizing pro-gay speech, US Religious Right activists Scott Lively and Linda Harvey are simply denying the prevalence of anti-gay violence. In fact, Lively is blaming other gay people for the uptick in hates crimes.

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Linda Harvey: ‘Trashy’ gay-straight alliances promote ‘disease’

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Saturday, November 9, 2013
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Ohio-based Religious Right activist Linda Harvey is upset that the Ohio Education Association is helping Gay-Straight Alliance clubs get off the ground, which she warns will lead more students into “sinful deviant behaviors that put young people at great risk of disease and other poor outcomes.”

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Anti-gay activist Brian Camenker: Victims of gay bashing had it coming

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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Brian Camenker of MassResistance chatted with Mission America’s Linda Harvey over the weekend to discuss his article about how gay rights activists and athletes will “smuggle pro-LGBT propaganda into Russia” during the Olympics.

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How the American Right came to embrace Russia’s anti-gay crackdown

MIRANDA BLUE | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, October 3, 2013
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American conservative groups haven’t just praised Russia’s crackdown on gays. Working through several channels, American anti-gay activists quietly provided intellectual backing and international support that directly and indirectly fueled the resurgent anti-gay movement in Russia and in other former Soviet states like Lithuania, Moldova and Ukraine.

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Harvey: LGBT-inclusive education ‘pure evil, should be declared child abuse’

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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Linda Harvey of Mission America is deeply troubled that Dr. Eliza Byard of the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network addressed the ceremony marking the 50th Anniversary on the March on Washington.

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Linda Harvey: Gays are empty inside, seek to ‘absorb’ the personality of others

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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Linda Harvey of Mission America explained Monday that gays and lesbians are attracted to people of the same-sex because they are empty inside and seek to “absorb” the personalities of others.

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