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(Don’t) Eat, Pray, Hate: Christian Organization Plans 40 Day Fast Against Marriage

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
The Family Foundation of Virginia and other anti-gay gay religious organizations around America in an marathon protest against marriage equality that will include 40 days of prayer and fasting.

Christian Right on Newtown Massacre: Blame the Gays

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
Ultra-Christian conservatives’ statements about the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting have blamed the tragic event on the nation’s acceptance of same-sex marriage and abolition.

Colorado Springs: Gay Life Thrives in Religious Right’s Capital

By Conswella Bennett | Monday Jul 30, 2012
Despite the proliferation of Bible-thumping groups like Focus on the Family and The Family Research Institute, Colorado Springs is growing a strong LGBT community.

Focus on the Family: Friendlier to Gays?

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Mar 16, 2010
Focus on the Family has long maintained an anti-gay stance. But now some on the right are beginning to question whether FOF might be losing its confrontational edge.

Anti-Gay Leader Ends Radio Broadcasts, Heads for TV

Saturday Feb 27, 2010
James Dobson made his last radio broadcast Friday for Focus on the Family, the conservative Christian ministry he founded 33 years ago and built into an influential political and social voice.

NCAA yanks Focus on the Family ad amid concerns

By Eric Gorski | Thursday Feb 25, 2010
Weeks after scoring a publicity coup with a 30-second Super Bowl ad featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is at the center of another marketing tug-of-war - this time involving the major governing body of college sports.

CBS’s Double Standard: Network Rejects Humorous Super Bowl Ad For Gay Dating Site

By William Kapfer | Saturday Jan 30, 2010
CBS’s Double Standard: CBS Rejects Humorous Super Bowl Ad For Gay Dating Site, Yet Accepts Allegedly Dishonest Ad Paid For By Organization Founded By Anti-Choice Fanatic, James Dobson CBS said that its standards and practices department decided to reject a proposed ad by that would have shown two men kissing while watching a football game- See link to ad below-but has accepted an ad created by an anti-abortion advocacy group -- Focus on the Family" ad featuring Heisman Trophy Winner Tim Tebow and his mother.

Former U. of Fla. quarterback sparks controversy with Super Bowl spot

By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Jan 27, 2010
Tim Tebow and his mother are slated to appear in a Focus on the Family ad that is scheduled to hit the airwaves during the upcoming Super Bowl.

Focus on the Family faces ’serious’ shortfall

By Eric Gorski | Wednesday Aug 12, 2009
A "serious budget shortfall" at Focus on the Family has prompted the anti-gay Christian group to issue a special fundraising plea, and contributed to a decision to cede control of its contentious "Love Won Out" conferences about homosexuality to another religious organization, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Gay: A Choice? Michigan City Hosts Competing Conferences

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 2, 2009
Two versions of the "truth" about homosexuality are slated to come head-to-head in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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