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Racial Justice And LGBT Equality: Moving Beyond The Politics Of 'Divide and Conquer'

Ian Thompson | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Ian Thompson

New data released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau clearly show that the race-based "divide and conquer" strategies being pursued by organizations like NOM not only are ugly and divisive but fly in the face of reality.

NOM's Race Baiting Backfires: Minority Groups Stand Together Against Bigotry

Waymon Hudson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

By having their wedge-based plan exposed for all to see, and in such stark terms, NOM has stirred a sense of commonality among the very minority groups they sought to divide. Being demonized for crass political expediency, it turns out, is something that many groups can relate to.

NOM Insults Dr. King's Dream

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

Through crass manipulation of people's deepest desire to serve God and be loyal to their communities, NOM hopes to compel people of color to make condemnation of loving gay and lesbian couples a marker for religious and racial/ethnic identity.

Lila Shapiro

Black, Anti-Gay Marriage Reverend Angered By NOM Memo: "It Will Backfire" | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.31.2012 | Gay Voices

Until this week, the Rev. Ralph A. Martino, senior pastor at First Church of Christ (Holiness) USA in Washington, D.C., had never heard of the Nationa...

NOM's Divisive Racial Politics And The LGBT Movement's Need For A Racial Justice Agenda

Jessie Daniels, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Jessie Daniels, Ph.D.

We're right to get outraged over NOM's racial strategy to divide "gays and blacks," but this division is one we have to take a serious look at within the LGBT movement, which currently lacks a racial justice agenda.

NOM's Real Values

Peter Montgomery | Posted 05.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Peter Montgomery

Those who have been on the receiving end of these dishonorable and untruthful campaigns won't be surprised by much of what's in the NOM documents. But the brazenness of the language around racial wedge politics should make it easier to expose the group's Machiavellian heart.

NOM's Long-Term Strategy Revealed In Memos: 'Drive A Wedge Between Blacks And Gays'

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 05.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

In their quest to deny legal recognition to the long-term, loving relationships of same-sex couples, NOM goes disturbingly far off into the fringe. The most horrific document shows that they aimed at the heart of coalition building between the LGBT community and racial minorities.

Secret NOM Documents Reveal Race-Baiting Strategy

John Becker | Posted 05.27.2012 | Gay Voices
John Becker

The newly released documents reveal a remarkably cynical, shrewd, callous organization that is willing to say and do whatever it takes in order to prevent loving, committed same-sex couples from winning the freedom to marry.