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National Organization for Marriage

WATCH: Mitt Romney, NOM And White House React To Prop 8 Ruling

Posted 02.07.2012 | Gay Voices

Marriage equality advocates are hailing a federal appeals court's declaration of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutio...

Black Pastors, Marriage Equality and NOM's Money

Alvin McEwen | Posted 03.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

I have been amazed at how quickly and conveniently these coalitions between NOM and several black pastors and leaders have come together; I have also been alarmed by the rhetoric.

New Hampshire Marriage Equality Repeal Vote Draws Near

Scott Wooledge | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Scott Wooledge

Proponents of repealing New Hampshire's marriage equality law are trying to obfuscate the reality that there is no real impetus for the legislature to take this action. There is scant evidence to suggest that they have anything but a tiny, noisy minority on their side.

Gingrich Signs Contentious Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Shortly after signing the Family Leader's controversial "Marriage Vow" pledge, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich signed another anti-gay...

Amanda Terkel

Courts Aren't Buying That Gays Are Harassing Anti-Gay Activists | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2008, the owners of a Sacramento ice cream parlor donated thousands of dollars to support Proposition 8, which would ban marriage equ...

Judge Deals A Major Blow To Gay Marriage Opponents

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.08.2012 | San Francisco

U.S. District Judge Morrison England has denied a request by anti-gay marriage groups to make secret the list of donors to the $40 million Proposition...

Keeping Up With the Hypocrites

Walt Hawkins | Posted 01.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Walt Hawkins

Sanctity-of-marriage groups couldn't care less about the obnoxious frivolity with which many heterosexuals regard their sacred institution. Why not propose a constitutional amendment to ban divorce? Why not try to make adultery illegal?

Paul Blumenthal

Money Floods State Judicial Elections | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On February 15, Wisconsin voters went to the polls to vote on a rather mundane state Supreme Court primary election. The incumbent, Davi...

Anti-Gay Marriage Organization Uses Photoshop To Fake Support For Gay Marriage Repeal

Posted 12.26.2011 | Gay Voices

The National Organization For Marriage (NOM) is an anti-gay group that has gone to great lengths in hopes of ensuring that marriage remains between on...

Those Gay Vandals

Kevin Nix | Posted 12.18.2011 | Gay Voices
Kevin Nix

Yesterday, a federal judge appointed by George W. Bush shredded one of longest-held arguments made by anti-gay activists in the United States: that gays are bullies and harassers.

How Many Have to Die Before NOM Is Stopped?

Scott Rose | Posted 12.11.2011 | Gay Voices
Scott Rose

The so-called National Organization for Marriage might as well be punching, kicking and spitting in the faces of every student in the country bullied on the basis of the fact that they are, or are perceived to be, gay.

Religious Right Group Not Happy with News of Jared Polis' Newborn

Alvin McEwen | Posted 12.05.2011 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

There are times when the National Organization for Marriage is so anti-gay that it burns, such as the post on its blog regarding the birth of Congress...

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Makes Big Appointment

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By DAVID CRARY, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) NEW YORK -- A law school professor from Southern California was named Thursday as the new chairman of the Nat...

It's Time for the 'We Need to Protect Marriage' Con to Die

Alvin McEwen | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

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.

The "Soup of Casual Sex" or "Why the Kids Are Alright"

James Peron | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
James Peron

Conservatives may lament the state of youth culture today, but compared to many of their generation, I have to say that the kids are alright.

Jon Ward

GOP Hopefuls To Discuss Social Issues At Forum: 'They're Going To Be Uncomfortable' | Jon Ward | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- If Wednesday's Republican presidential primary debate, the first in which Texas Governor Rick Perry will participate, is a test for al...

Rick Perry Signs Controversial Anti-Gay Pledge

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Rick Perry has signed a pledge to back a federal constitutional amendment against gay marriage – a reversal from a month a...

Paul Blumenthal

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Also Opposes Transparency | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is one of the best known and well funded anti-gay marriage advocacy groups in the country. ...

NOM Marriage Pledge: A Discriminatory, Tone-Deaf Pitfall

Ian Thompson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Ian Thompson

At a time when LGBT people are achieving important progress at the national, state and local level, this pledge is a throwback to an intolerant, discriminatory past wholly out of step with the majority of the American people.

Jason Linkins

National Organization For Marriage Asks 2012ers To Sign A Second Pledge Against Marriage Equality | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

Seems like only yesterday that many of the 2012 GOP candidates were falling all over each other to sign the Family Leader's "Marriage Vow" pledge, whi...

Matt Sledge

LOOK: Anti-Gay Marriage Protesters March Through NYC | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.23.2011 | New York

New York State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., along with National Organization For Marriage Chair Maggie Gallagher, spent a sizable portion of their anti-ga...

National Organization for Marriage Astroturfed 'Legal Scholars' in New York

Alvin McEwen | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

Days before the NY Senate voted for marriage equality, NOM head Maggie Gallagher brought up the negative impacts of marriage equality by citing the work of "leading legal scholars." The scholars she spoke of are not objective.

Marriage Equality In New York: A Moral Triumph

Michele Somerville | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

On any given day, I am a proud New Yorker, but having long harbored equal marriage envy, I am pleased to be enjoying a novel sensation of "Empire State" pride in being a same-sex marriage state.

Matt Sledge

After Marriage Equality Vote, Will New York's Gay Voters Give Republicans Another Shot? | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

Being gay, Republican, and a citizen of the overwhelmingly liberal state of New York has not always been an easy balancing act. But Friday's passage o...

WATCH: Thomas Roberts Gets Heated With Head Of NOM

Posted 08.28.2011 | Media

Reverend Al Sharpton was not the only one getting worked up on last night's Ed Show. Visibly heated, guest host Thomas Roberts interjected several...