Is National Organization For Marriage Bankrupt?

By: Monday June 3, 2013 12:55 pm

In an email claiming credit in stalling the Illinois marriage equality bill, National Organization for Marriage’s Brian Brown stated today that “NOM put everything we had into this fight”.  However, “everything” was reportedly only $125,000, according to NOM’s own emails and blog post as well as blog posts from another anti-gay organization focused on this [...]

Family Research Council Won’t Publicly Repudiate Anti-gay Violence

By: Wednesday May 22, 2013 11:14 am

In the wake of the hate-motivated murder last week of Mark Carson in New York City’s Greenwich Village — just one in a string of anti-transgender and anti-gay hate crimes plaguing the city, LGBT rights activist Scott Wooledge challenged LGBT rights opponents to repudiate the violence: LGBT rights orgs have been very clear violence will [...]

NOM’s Brian Brown Gets $500,000 Paycheck, Complains About “Wealthy Gays”

By: Saturday May 11, 2013 7:52 pm

In a glass houses moment, National Organization for Marriage president Brian Brown chucked stones at the gays last week after the Minnesota House passed the bipartisan marriage equality bill.  Mr. Brown wrote: The recent actions in Minnesota should serve as a wakeup call to other states that have not yet passed Marriage Protection Amendments: if you [...]

NOM’s Brian Brown Must Repudiate His French Colleagues’ Violent Rhetoric and Actions

By: Sunday April 14, 2013 9:22 am

Marriage equality opponents have ramped up violent rhetoric, and anti-gay physical violence has sharply increased, in the wake of the recent approval of a marriage equality bill by the French Parliament. “Hollande wants blood, and he will get it,” Frigide Barjot, leader of France’s version of National Organization for Marriage, La Manif Por Tous, was [...]

NOM’s Brian Brown to Get Honorary Degree From Non-Existent University

By: Monday February 25, 2013 2:35 pm

The anti-gay Coalition of African American Pastors has announced that National Organization for Marriage’s Brian Brown is scheduled to receive an “honorary doctorate of letters” this weekend.  The degree will be conferred by American Urban University. Except that American Urban University doesn’t seem to exist. According to Bizpedia, the president of American Urban University was [...]

NOM Sneaks Its Anti-Gay Agenda Into France

By: Monday January 14, 2013 11:33 am

“Never be open and honest when you can be duplicitous” seems to be National Organization for Marriage’s motto.  Tweets and blogs by NOM’s president Brian Brown about his recent trip to France could lead a person to believe that he was there merely to witness the anti-marriage equality rally held last weekend in Paris. What [...]

NOM’s dangerous export of hate: ‘punishing’ pro-equality U.S. companies in countries hostile to gays

By: Sunday November 11, 2012 6:29 am

Exporting hate when you’re down and out in the U.S. fits right in with the sociopathy of NOM’s Brian Brown. I am almost at a loss for words to express the level of contempt I have for the National Organization for Marriage and its most high-profile purveyors of hate and intolerance, Brian Brown and Maggie [...]

NOM’s Brian Brown Comes Up Short in New York

By: Friday September 14, 2012 6:08 pm

Remember the grand plan that Brian Brown unveiled last year to “reverse same-sex marriage in New York”? He probably hopes you don’t, because he can’t deliver on that bill of goods. Brown is president of National Organization for Marriage, the K Street group behind the 2012 anti-marriage equality ballot campaigns in Washington, Minnesota, Maryland and [...]

Chicken Sandwich Eaters Refuse to Lay Golden Egg For NOM

By: Saturday August 11, 2012 12:59 pm

No food reward, no dice. That’s the message that Chick-fil-A’s anti-equality customers have sent Brian Brown of National Organization for Marriage in the wake of Brown’s attempt to ride the tail feathers of “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” into fundraising heaven. In an e-mail sent on Friday afternoon, Brown wrote: With “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day”—which NOM was instrumental [...]

Open Letter to CNN’s Mark Whitaker, in re: CNN Site Advertorial by NOM’s Brian Brown

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 8:00 pm

To: Mark Whitaker Executive Vice-President Managing Editor CNN Mark.Whitaker@Turner.com Mr. Whitaker: You appear to be in violation of journalistic ethics. On the CNN site, you published an advertorial — by the National Organization for Marriage’s Brian Brown – without marking the advertorial as an advertorial. NOM is making money from its advertorial, while CNN simultaneously is [...]

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