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Lila Shapiro

'Do You Know What Fisting Is?' And Other Questions Raised At Premier Anti-Gay Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.20.2014 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- On a sweltering day in the nation's capital, around 1,500 people gathered on the National Mall with homemade signs and American flags to...

SF Archbishop Defends Plan To Speak At Anti-Gay Event Because 'Love Is The Answer'

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has come under fire from a wide swath of groups for his decision to speak at the March for Marriage on T...

Lydia O'Connor

San Francisco Archbishop Prompts Outrage With Plans To Join Anti-Gay Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.12.2014 | Religion

The archbishop of America’s most liberal city is scheduled to speak at a massive anti-gay rally later this month, prompting more than 80 political a...

This Is What Money Laundering Looks Like

Fred Karger | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

Recently, the Maine Ethics Commission voted unanimously to fine the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) a record $50,250.

Judges Have More Bad News for National Organization for Marriage (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-06-09-ScreenShot20140609at19.12small.jpgIn what's become a fairly regular phenomenon, multiple judges last week delivered setbacks to NOM.

Rick Santorum's Latest Anti-Gay Move Revealed

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Rick Santorum is back, and predictably, he's set to throw his support behind another anti-gay event. The National Organization for Marriage's Pres...

Lila Shapiro

Leading Anti-Gay Organization Dealt Huge Blow

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.30.2014 | Gay Voices

The National Organization for Marriage, a leader in the campaign to ban same-sex marriage in the U.S., sustained a blow to its five-year effort to kee...

Bizarre New Anti-Gay Strategy: Trying to Win Cases They Can't Actually Win (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-05-27-ScreenShot20140527at12.10.41PMsmall.pngIn both Oregon and Pennsylvania, NOM is showing signs of continuing attempts to overturn marriage equality. This is a clearly unwinnable strategy. In fact, it's mystifying why NOM is even expending resources on it.

Anti-Gay Groups Achieve Colossal Failure in Oregon (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 05.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-05-20-ScreenShot20140519at8.16.47PMsmall.pngIt's a vivid sign of the dwindling clout of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM): four major losses in the span of just a few days in Oregon.

Amanda Terkel

Rough Day For The Anti-Gay National Organization For Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monday was not a good day for the National Organization for Marriage, a group dedicated to fighting same-sex marriage. Gay rights ac...

Dr. Ben Carson Was My Hero

Eliel Cruz | Posted 07.12.2014 | Religion
Eliel Cruz

Dr. Ben Carson, I'm a bisexual Seventh-day Adventist, and I currently attend the Seventh-day Adventist Church flagship institution, Andrews University. I want you to know that LGBT people are human. We are not a theoretical subject you can wish away.

National Organization for Marriage Now Struggling to Stay Relevant (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 06.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-04-28-afer2014428vidsmall.pngThere was a time that NOM was a leading national force in opposition to marriage equality, but those days are long gone, never to return. The latest case in point: Oregon, where NOM's last-minute attempt to stop equality floundered in front of a judge.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidates Slow To Embrace Marriage Equality, Despite Growing Support From Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican voters, like the American public as a whole, are growing more and more supportive of equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

A Very Open Letter to NOM President Brian Brown

Fred Karger | Posted 05.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

The main reason for writing you today was to let you know just how poorly served you were at last week's deposition of me by your star attorney, NOM Chairman, John Eastman.

How the National Organization for Marriage Was Banished to the Basement at CPAC 2014

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

This year at CPAC there was no panel focused on the evils of gay marriage. NOM did have a small table in the basement of the hotel with the other exhibitors, though nothing as grand as the massive, expensive booths and tents of the gun-rights groups or the anti-tax activists.

Exporting Hate: When Anti-Gay Activists' Efforts Fall on Deaf Ears at Home

Padraig McCoid | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Padraig McCoid

Gay people in the U.S. can find comfort in knowing we are fast approaching equal rights in our country. The danger that international gay people face, however, is that our anti-gay activist losers are providing the rhetorical fuel to ignite more animus toward the LGBT community.

10 Transgender Wins of 2013 You Should Know About

Mara Keisling | Posted 03.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Mara Keisling

In 2013, five states and the District of Columbia began telling insurance companies for the first time that excluding healthcare for transgender people from their plans constitutes unlawful discrimination.

Will Mormon Church Keep Funding NOM?

Fred Karger | Posted 02.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

I wonder if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) will keep funneling millions and millions of dollars to Brain Brown and his National Organization for Marriage after their huge loss in Utah yesterday?

Marriage Equality Is Coming to Illinois, but When? (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-11-26-afervidillinois112513.pngThere's good news and bad news for wedding planners in Illinois. The good news: LGBT couples will be getting married in 2014. The bad news: We don't exactly know when.

What the National Organization for Marriage's Shift to Trans-Bashing Means

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Today, with Hawaii on the verge of becoming the 16th state to pass marriage equality, and with gays much more visible, conservative ideologues are having a harder time raising money around the marriage issue. Enter transgender rights, the newest potential cash cow for the extremist right.

I Stand With the Transgender Children of California... Do You?

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

We need the full resources of every LGBT organization in the country. We need all our self-proclaimed allies to start speaking up, calling out those who deal in falsehoods and half-truths. We need to educate the public. I'm going to.

Starbucks Enters Same-Sex Marriage Boycott Wars

Sam Fiorella | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sam Fiorella

The key here is that more often than not, controversy sells. Precedent seems to have been set. Expect more of these public 'us vs. them' stances being made by corporate CEOs and an equally decisive reaction from activists.

Consultants Big Winners in Clergy Coalition Same Sex Marriage Fight

David Ormsby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Spreading the word of God apparently requires lots of dough for PR consultants. Bishop Larry Trotter's PAC - African American Clergy Coalition - the ...

LOOK: Gay Marriage Equated With Incest In Disgusting Meme

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Anti-gay group the National Organization For Marriage (NOM) is back in action with a gross new meme on their Facebook that equates marriage benefits f...

Halloween Horrors: The Ghost of Prop 8 Returns...

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

I was able to spot two small, simple signs: "Stop Co-Ed Showers in Schools" and "No Opposite Sex in School Bathrooms." I realized that the hordes of tourists were waiting for their chance to add signatures to the growing petition to topple California's new law protecting transgender students.