Anti-Gay Pastor Launches Radio Show to Address “Idiocy” Of Fellow Radical-Right Christians

By: Sunday February 17, 2013 1:01 pm

Anti-gay campaigner and former televangelist Gary Randall is coming out of retirement to host a daily radio show which he hopes will help unite the warring factions within Washington state’s radical-right Christian wing. There has been much strife and conflict within the Christian community with various agendas at play on the most important and defining [...]

Find the Seven Fallacies in Preserve Marriage Washington’s “Call to Pastors” Video

By: Sunday October 7, 2012 3:27 pm

Test your skill at detecting anti-gay activists’ false claims! Preserve Marriage Washington, the group opposing Referendum 74, the ballot measure that would affirm Washington state’s new freedom to marry law, recently released this “Call to Pastors” video.  Give it a listen and see if you can spot the seven false claims, then check your results [...]

Washington’s Anti-Gay Hydra

By: Tuesday February 14, 2012 3:34 pm

National Organization for Marriage is going to have their hands full trying to control all the back-biting factions within Washington’s anti-gay industry. Did they know what they were in for when they decided to spend upwards of $6 million to interfere in the affairs of a state 2,500 miles distant from their offices in Washington, [...]

Will NOM flout campaign disclosure laws in Washington like they have in so many other states?

By: Friday February 3, 2012 12:50 pm

National Organization for Marriage acts as though it is above the law. And now NOM is coming to Washington. Brian Brown, President of NOM It has become a predictable pattern. NOM slinks into a state that is actively debating marriage equality, drops a mountain of cash into the campaign coffers of the anti-gay side, then [...]

Pastor Joe Fuiten Misuses Data to Smear Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage Equality

By: Monday January 30, 2012 4:29 pm

In 2009 the University of California’s Williams Institute published a report called “The Effects of Marriage Equality in Massachusetts: A Survey of the Experiences and Impact of Marriage on Same-Sex Couples“. Surveying married same-sex couples in Massachusetts to determine the effect that extending civil marriage to them has had, the study verified what we know [...]

Pastor Joe Fuiten exploits a social tragedy to vilify gays

By: Wednesday March 2, 2011 1:34 am

In 2003 Washington became the first state in the nation to criminalize human trafficking.  Washington continues to be a national leader (see p. 3) in systematically tackling human trafficking crimes, with the Legislature currently considering SB 5546.  This bill is “aimed at helping law-enforcement investigations of child prostitution and human-trafficking cases”, said bill sponsor Senator [...]

Washington state’s radical-right uses the fetus as a political football

By: Sunday August 15, 2010 9:36 pm

There was already plenty of bad blood between Pastor Joe Fuiten, a long-time adversary of choice and LGBT equality, and other fixtures of Washington state’s radical-right.  Last year, Fuiten calculated (correctly) that the Washington electorate would approve Washington’s Domestic Partnership Expansion Bill of 2009 by approving Referendum 71 at the polls.  Fuiten stated as much [...]

Joe Fuiten links domestic partnerships and marriage equality to the murder of police officers

By: Wednesday December 30, 2009 10:27 pm

In a blog post subtitled “Cold-Hearted Lawlessness”, radical-right cleric Joe Fuiten has put on his Jesus Decoder Ring and divined a connection between domestic partnerships, marriage equality and the recent murder of several Washington police officers.  His ultimate goal seems to be to exploit these murders in an effort to entice secular people to support [...]

Joe Fuiten v. Referendum 71 Rejects

By: Thursday November 12, 2009 6:37 pm

Last week The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA) published a scathing criticism of the anti-domestic-partnership referendum effort known as “Reject R-71″.  The editorial was built around phrases like “…R-71 opponents’ failure to mount anything resembling a viable campaign…”  So far the accused, Larry Stickney of Protect Marriage Washington and Gary Randall of the Oregon-based Faith and [...]

God endorses marriage equality

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 3:01 pm

With God’s help and your support, this battle can be won. – Gary Randall, February 23, 2009 With few votes left to count and Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed reporting an ever-increasing approval percentage for Referendum 71 (currently 53.1% to 46.9%), it is clear that the Washington electorate has APPROVED Referendum 71.  Washington is [...]

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