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Orson Scott Card

The Legacy of Community

Rachael Freed | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

I recently worked with a women's book club. They'd chosen of my three Legacy books, The Legacy Workbook for the Busy Woman. I invited them to read cha...

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 47-48: A Little History, a Little Future

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 01.31.2014 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

For week 47 of 52 books in 52 weeks I read Bill Bryson's One Summer: America, 1927. And for week 48 I read Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card.

Why I Saw Ender's Game

Lewis DeSimone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Lewis DeSimone

I wonder if I'll have to turn in my "Friend of Dorothy" card now. Recently I dared to see Ender's Game, the target of an LGBT boycott campaign because the author of the book, Orson Scott Card, is an unrepentant homophobe. And so he is; that much is clear.

On Ender's Game: "A Compelling Science Fiction Tale Like No Other"

Quora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

I was going into Ender's Game with very low expectations because the trailers made it look like a horrible money grab of a movie. But now, having seen the film, I must say... The trailers did this film NO justice.

Are Christian Themes Present in Ender's Game Film?

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

Much has been made of Orson Scott Card's Mormon heritage and the influence it might have had on his beloved series, Ender's Game. But what about the new film? Does it have Mormon -- or even broadly Christian -- overtones?

What Do I Tell My Daughter About 'Ender's Game'?

Seth Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Seth Taylor

How do I pass along one of my favorite childhood treasures, knowing that it was authored by someone whose beliefs are truly ugly to me?

ReThink Review: Ender's Game -- Child Soldiers and Saviors

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

As a newcomer to the series, I found myself much more interested in the film's take on leadership, the military, war, and empathy for one's enemy.

'Ender's Game' Author Calls Backlash To Anti-Gay Views 'Savage' Attacks

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.31.2013 | Gay Voices

"Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is calling criticism in response to his anti-gay views "savage, lying deceptive personal attacks." In an in...

Call Off the Ender's Game Boycott

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Emma Ruby-Sachs

When I was 11 years old my father handed me a copy of Ender's Game. I'd been reading science fiction for a while and the escape it provided was a life-saver. I was a lonely kid, often unable to connect to other children. I was precocious. I was a nerd. And I was gay.

Harrison Ford Defends 'Ender's Game'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices

Harrison Ford might not be a fan of anti-gay author Orson Scott Card's views on same-sex relationships, but he doesn't think the writer's opinions sho...

John Celock

Obama-Bashing Author Named To Public TV Board

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

North Carolina's public television board has a new member: controversial author Orson Scott Card, who once compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hi...

'Enders Game' Author Under Fire For Insane, Racist Rant

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Looks like "Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is in hot water yet again. Last time around, Card was criticized for saying that "there are no l...

Sure, 'Ender's Game' Author May Be Anti-Gay, But How Queer Is The Book Itself?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.25.2013 | Gay Voices

The upcoming film adaptation of the bestselling novel, Ender's Game has received a lot of attention, not for finally adapting the sci-fi classic into ...

Ender's Game Producer Bob Orci Talks Casting Harrison Ford and Believing In UFOs at Comic-Con 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Orci reveals that while a lot of the cast emerged from just being fans of the book, choosing Harrison Ford was an exciting process.

Harrison Ford Responds To Criticism Of 'Ender's Game' Author's Anti-Gay Comments

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO -- Real-world issues are rare at Comic-Con where fantasy almost always trumps reality. But for the stars and the director of "Ender's Game,"...

'Ender's Game' Stars Respond To Author's Controversial Anti-Gay Comments

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices

SAN DIEGO — Real-world issues are rare at Comic-Con where fantasy almost always trumps reality. But for the stars and the director of "Ender's G...

Victorious Deviants? (VIDEO)

John Corvino | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
John Corvino

My hope is that my lecture, "What's Morally Wrong With Homosexuality?", will provide support to everyone struggling against the idea that there's something wrong/deviant/unnatural about same-sex relationships -- whether they live in marriage-equality states or not.

Popcorn Preview: Terms and Conditions May Apply

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013) Cast includes: Orson Scott Card, Raymond Kurzweil, Joe Lipari, Mark Zuckerberg Director: Cullen Hoback (Fr...

Lionsgate Entertainment Responds To 'Ender's Game' Anti-Gay Controversy

Posted 07.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Distributors for the forthcoming "Ender's Game" movie are sounding off on the media furor over the anti-gay views of author Orson Scott Card, on whose...

Is It A Good Idea To Boycott An Author?

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 09.10.2013 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

You love the book. You want to see the movie. But you can't stand Orson Scott Card's views on homosexuality. What should you do?

Orson Scott Card Turned Against Himself

James Peron | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Orson Scott Card, whose science-fiction book, Ender's Game, is being released as a film, is a hardcore, conservative Mormon with a long history of attacking gay people and their rights.

'Tolerate' Your Homophobia? Um, No

John Becker | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

The Ender's Game author's hateful beliefs have relegated him so far to the margins of society that it's beginning to threaten his bottom line. So is he publicly recanting his anti-gay views and apologizing? Of course not. Instead, Card has the audacity to beg his pro-LGBT fans for "tolerance."

Anti-Gay 'Ender's Game' Author Responds To Planned Boycott Of Upcoming Film

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.09.2013 | Gay Voices

Anti-gay author Orson Scott Card has responded to plans for a boycott of the big-screen adaptation of his 1985 novel "Ender's Game," suggesting that s...

'Ender's Game' Author's Anti-Gay Views Spark Protest

Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Author Orson Scott Card's controversial stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has prompted an online protest ahead of the Nov...

Famed Sci-Fi Classic Hits Big Screen

Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

The first trailer for "Ender's Game" has arrived. Based on Orson Scott Card's 1985 novel of the same name, "Ender's Game" focuses on a post-alien i...