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Group Uses Tyler Clementi's Suicide To Tout Anti-Gay Agenda

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.05.2013 | Gay Voices

During a recent college appearance, a spokeswoman for a pro-marriage conservative group used Tyler Clementi's suicide to promote an anti-gay agenda. ...

Anti-Gay Groups Criticize Obama's Inauguration Speech Supporting LGBT Equality

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.22.2013 | Gay Voices

In the wake of President Barack Obama's precedent-setting call for LGBT equality Monday, anti-gay groups have been quick to dismiss the administration...

What The Money Gap In The 2012 Marriage Ballot Measures Means For The Future Of LGBT Equality

Darrin Hurwitz | Posted 02.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Darrin Hurwitz

By publicly raising the issue of the money gap, NOM's Brian Brown may have inadvertently touched on a new and significant development in the fight for LGBT equality: a steadily decreasing appetite among the right wing, especially among small donors, to support anti-LGBT initiatives.

A Bizarre Anti-Gay 'Thanksgiving Message' For Students

Posted 11.26.2012 | Gay Voices

An anti-gay pundit's bizarre "Thanksgiving message" is making the blogosphere rounds. Recalling the story of a Catholic resident assistant (RA) at...

Michelangelo Signorile

Anti-Gay Pastor Makes Shocking Claim About Washington's Marriage Equality Win | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.21.2012 | Gay Voices

"I said to [the National Organization for Marriage], 'You think I’m controversial because I don’t look white,'” Ken Hutcherson, senior pastor of...

Bigotry Without Borders

Peter Montgomery | Posted 01.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Peter Montgomery

NOM's claims that it will globalize its war against marriage equality may be more bluster than reality. But even if it's just rhetoric, it says something brutally revealing about the character of Brian Brown and his colleagues at NOM.

Election Night Gay Marriage Victories Condemned By NOM's Brian Brown, Maggie Gallagher

Posted 11.08.2012 | Gay Voices

Election Night victories for same-sex marriage in four U.S. states have garnered praise from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advo...

Where's the Outrage? National Organization for Marriage Out to Destroy Lives

Fred Karger | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

The LGBT community and everyone who cares about fairness and equality face four crucial votes next Tuesday in Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington State. All four elections are the doing of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).

Sorry, NOM, But Same-Sex Marriage Has Actual Benefits

Jim David | Posted 12.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Jim David

I'll be damned if I'm going to sit here and have a million-dollar organization tell me that my marriage has no value and is harmful to society, so here, using my own marriage as evidence, I list the ways that same-sex marriage can benefit society as a whole.

Homophobic Ad FAIL

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy

Sure, we're all mildly suspicious about targeted advertising. But if your browsing habits indicate that you're a raging homophobe who really thinks Ob...

The Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Appeal From NOM

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 12.01.2012 | Gay Voices

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine...

Marriage Equality: A New Heaven And A New Earth

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 11.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

We have an alternative apocalyptic view of the world. The world really is ending -- but it's not ending in a wave of brimstone and fiery flows of lava; it's the end of ignorance, prejudice, hate and intolerance. And there will be a new heaven and a new earth.

Michelangelo Signorile

NOM President Predicts SCOTUS Will Hear Prop 8 Challenge | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices

Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the ruling that struck down Propo...

NOM's Campaign Finance Crusade Does A 180, Argues That Super PACs Are Illegal

Darrin Hurwitz | Posted 11.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Darrin Hurwitz

Marriage-equality opponents' constitutional legal principles are endlessly shifting to best serve their latest political opportunities. As a result, NOM's First Amendment right on one day is their opponents' so-called illegal act on another.

On The Dan Savage Vs. Brian Brown Debate: Can We Please Just Admit That We're Different?

Amy York Rubin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy York Rubin

This is the wrong debate and the wrong fight, because it's based on the false premise that we have to prove our sameness in order to be granted equal rights. That's a real problem for us.

Brian Brown Slams Dan Savage After Controversial After-Dinner Debate

Posted 08.24.2012 | Gay Voices

Dan Savage's after-dinner debate with Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage this week was perhaps most striking for its overall civili...

Is Notorious Anti-Gay Group Behind Effort To Sabotage Obama's African-American Support?

Alvin McEwen | Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

Last week, a group of African-American pastors held a press conference announcing that they are starting a campaign to get black voters to withhold their votes from President Obama until he no longer supports marriage equality.

Kirk Cameron Has More To Say On Upholding 'Traditional' Marriage

Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices

If you thought the outpouring of negative comments Kirk Cameron received when he appeared on Piers Morgan's show in March and stated that homosexualit...

SJP's Obama Ad Shows President Advocates Polygamous And Incestuous Marriages: NOM

Posted 06.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has condemned Sarah Jessica Parker's Obama for America campaign ad, citing the clip as implying that the ...

Dan Savage Makes Unusual Offer To NOM President For Bible Debate

Posted 05.22.2012 | Gay Voices

It looks like Dan Savage is taking the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) President Brian Brown up on his offer for a Bible debate -- and the ou...

Behind The Striking Relationship Between NOM & Right-Wing Group

Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

By Sofia Resnick WASHINGTON -- "NOM is not a partisan organization or a stalking horse for either party," wrote National Organization for Marri...

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.

Why Has NOM's Chairperson Been Silent During The 'Race-Baiting' Controversy?

Alvin McEwen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

We've all missed one face during the recent scandal involving the revelation of confidential documents leaking the National Organization for Marriage's eyebrow-raising tactics to stop marriage equality: where in the heck is NOM's chair, John C. Eastman?

Microsoft, Apple Unite To Demand That The National Organization For Marriage Boycott Them

Scott Wooledge | Posted 06.02.2012 | Comedy
Scott Wooledge

Reports are also surfacing that Google, Nike, American Apparel, Concur, Group Health, RealNetworks, Vulcan Inc., and Alcoa are considering joining the growing coalition of companies who are asking that they, too, be included in NOM's holy boycott campaign.

Why Anti-LGBT Tactics To Divide Latinos And The LGBT Community Won't Work

Eric Rodriguez | Posted 06.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Eric Rodriguez

In a series of documents obtained last week in a court proceeding, NOM outlined a bewildering campaign to make opposition to gay marriage "cool" and "hip" among young Latinos and convince other Latinos that supporting gay marriage was tantamount to "forced assimilation."