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Perkins: Gays won’t be happy with marriage equality because of an ‘Emptiness within Them’

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Citing the stories of “ex-gays,” Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council said that gays and lesbians will always have “an emptiness within them” and will never be content with having the right to marry, as “they are operating outside of nature and outside of God’s plan and design.” [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Anti-gay, evangelical leaders endorse Rick Santorum

Sunday, January 15, 2012
The anti-gay Family Research Council and evangelical leaders have endorsed Republican candidate Rick Santorum for president amid observations that the social conservatives are unhappy with the idea of frontrunner Mitt Romney’s nomination. [ Read more → ]
Peter Sprigg

Family Research Council whines that no one wants to debate ‘homosexual’ issues

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
In dealing with the fact that it is an officially declared hate group, the Family Research Council pulls the shuck-and-jive argument that it is being attacked by people who don’t want to debate gay issues. [ Read more → ]

Family Research Council wants God to stop gay adoptions

Thursday, November 3, 2011
In all of the years in which FRC has attacked same-sex households or gay adoption, the organization has never pushed, suggested, or even slightly initiated any type of plan encouraging folks in what it claims to be “perfect family units,” i.e. heterosexual mother/father households into adopting children. [ Read more → ]
Trent Franks

Rep. Trent Franks: Marriage equality a ‘threat to the nation’s survival’

Friday, October 28, 2011
Today on Washington Watch Weekly with Family Research Council president Tony Perkins, U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) claimed that marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples is “a threat to the nation’s survival.” [ Read more → ]

Values Voter Summit: GOP candidates plan weekend with anti-gay activists

Thursday, October 6, 2011
This weekend, nearly every major GOP presidential candidate, along with the top two Republicans in the House of Representatives, will speak at the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of the leaders of the movement to integrate fundamentalist Christianity and American politics. [ Read more → ]

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 → ]

Chaz Bono responds to critics: gender dysphoria is not contagious

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Appearing on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday, Chaz Bono responded to critics regarding his upcoming appearance on this season's "Dancing With the Stars." [ Read more → ]

Judicial Watch, anti-gay Family Research Council sues DOJ over DOMA records

Thursday, September 1, 2011
Judicial Watch announced Wednesday it has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the Family Research Council, seeking records related to the Obama Administration’s decision not to defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. [ Read more → ]

Equality California leads broad coalition of advocates to protect LGBT history law

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
A broad coalition of advocacy groups have launched a coordinated effort to protect and educate the public on California’s Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act, the landmark legislation that requires that the historical contributions of LGBT Americans to be included in history lessons and classroom textbooks. [ Read more → ]
Hanging Men, by William Mackenzie Thomson

Tea Party would love to see Black people ‘hanging on a tree,’ and gays in prison … or worse

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
There is a dangerous political atmosphere in the United States today as the culture wars have now become a rallying point for a vocal but wealthy minority in the far right that allows ancient prejudices and hatreds to become acceptable. [ 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 → ]
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 → ]

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 → ]

The Hate That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Sometimes I’m amazed by the rapid success of the gay rights movement. Homosexuality, the love that dare not speak its name, is now spoken freely, while homophobia has quickly become the hate that dare not speak its name – at least if one is running for higher office. [ Read more → ]
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‘This animal. This cretin. This travesty. This demon.’ A Christian speaks out against Tony Perkins

Sunday, August 21, 2011
This is Tony Perkins. No, not the actor who played Norman Bates in Alfred Hitcock’s Psycho. This Tony Perkins is much, much scarier. This Tony Perkins makes blood spiraling down a bathtub drain look like a cup of cherry Kool-Aid spilled at a Girl Scout fundraiser. [ Read more → ]

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 → ]
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Tony Perkins calls ‘It Gets Better Project’ White House videos ‘disgusting’

Friday, August 19, 2011
In a plea to raise more money and further spread propaganda to degrade and demonize the LGBTQ community, the anti-gay — and certified “hate group” — Family Research Council has taken aim at the Obama White House. [ Read more → ]

Pour a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, let’s have a conversation, shall we?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
It's really up to us to defend ourselves, our families, and our freedoms and the best way to start is to dispel these lies, this hateful propaganda foisted upon the American public by these so-called "loving" Christian groups and expose them for the hate mongers they truly are. [ Read more → ]
Tom M

Petition launched to get Congress to call out false anti-gay testimony

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
While there is a need for levity and a desire for all sides of issues involving the gay community to be heard, the constant calling upon of these “morality groups” for Congressional testimony in spite of their irregularities mentioned does present a problem in terms resolving the issues of the gay community in a fair manner. [ Read more → ]

NOM’s ‘Values Voter” bus tour will spread ‘Santorum’ and general homophobia

Saturday, August 6, 2011
NOM’s “Values Bus” tour ought to be interesting in a nauseatingly sort of way. And I know that there are many in the lgbtq community hoping for some type of “Road to Damascus” conversion by some of the attendants or at the very least, a complete bus break down in the middle of lonely road in the blazing heat or even better – in the dead of night... [ Read more → ]

NOM, Family Research Council launch ‘Values Voter’ Iowa bus tour

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The National Organization for Marriage, the Family Research Council, and the Susan B. Anthony List have launched the 2011 Values Bus Iowa Tour. [ Read more → ]
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Hate group leader Tony Perkins distorts reality in defending Bachmann clinic

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
I tried not to laugh when I read Family Research Council President Tony Perkins’ column headlined, “Intolerant gays target Bachmann.” Perkins was referring to the undercover investigation by Truth Wins Out, that proved Marcus Bachmann lied when he claimed that his clinic did not practice “pray away the gay” therapy. [ Read more → ]

More messages of divisiveness, as backlash from NY marriage equality vote continues

Monday, June 27, 2011
The outrage from so-called Christians and their politically aligned organizations and allies that not only decry the courage of the lawmakers in New York, but so completely demonize LGBT persons so as to make mockery of the word "humanity." [ Read more → ]

Number of married households drop; where is the National Organization for Marriage?

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
It seems that America could use a genuine pro-family movement instead of hate groups using “family values” as a cover for their anti-gay activities. [ Read more → ]
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