Ballot losses create delicious racial schadenfreude mess for religious right

By: Monday November 19, 2012 7:53 am

Some people just can’t handle losing. The recent ballot losses over marriage equality in Maryland, Maine, Washington state, and Minnesota seems to have caused chaos in the circles of religious right groups and spokespeople. Words have been said that can’t be taken back as some religious right spokespeople have begun to voice their true feelings [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington Sidelines Ken Hutcherson, Imports Harry Jackson To Play “Homophobic Black Pastor”

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 3:49 pm

Hear that silence? That’s Pastor Ken Hutcherson not speaking against the freedom-to-marry-affirming Referendum 74 because Preserve Marriage Washington burned its bridges with him and most of Washington’s anti-gay luminaries when they seized control of the issue from the locals back in February. As a result PMW, the local arm of the Washington, D.C.-based National Organization [...]

NOM’s Robert George “OK” With Beating-the-Gay Out of Young LGBTers

By: Thursday April 19, 2012 6:31 pm

The notorious gay-bashing bigot Pastor Ken Hutcherson is in league with NOM in Washington State, spreading anti-gay lies, attempting to strip gay human beings of rights, and inciting to anti-gay violence. Hutcherson recently told KCTS television that just as two parents with belts can beat the criminal gene out of their offspring, “discipline . . [...]

Hutch’s Rainbow 2.0: Rage Against the Leprechaun

By: Wednesday April 18, 2012 9:10 am

Poor Ken Hutcherson. The NOM-endorsed gasbag is out of fuel and starting to recycle the fumes. Frustrated that the majority of Washington state’s Christians are actually fair-minded people with aren’t obsessed with persecuting gays, Hutcherson is casting about for a way to prime the lazy bigot pump. And he thinks a call to “take back [...]

NOM Collaborator Ken Hutcherson Says Good Parenting Means Beating the Gay Out of Your Kid

By: Tuesday April 17, 2012 12:33 pm

National Organization for Marriage’s recently-released strategy documents recommend that opponents of marriage equality “drive a wedge between gays and blacks” and “provoke the gay marriage base into responding by denouncing these spokesmen and women as bigots”. The documents also show that NOM earmarked funds for an “outreach coordinator to identify children of gay parents willing [...]

Ken Hutcherson Thinks Horses Can Consent to Marriage

By: Thursday March 15, 2012 4:40 pm

Dr. Ken Hutcherson apparently thinks that horses can consent to marriage. Hutcherson is a Seattle-area pastor and official spokesperson for the Initiative 1192 campaign to reinstate a ban on civil marriage for same-sex couples in Washington state. In a recent blog post, Hutcherson opined (emphasis added): With petitions circulating for an initiative and a referendum [...]

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, [...]

Pastor Hutcherson: “I played football so I could hurt white people legally”

By: Monday February 6, 2012 2:34 pm

Today Ken Hutcherson testified against Washington’s marriage equality bill before the Washington state House Judiciary Committee. Hutcherson is a pastor at Antioch Bible Church outside Seattle, Washington. We can all be grateful for Pastor Hutcherson coming forward to testify because, as the official spokesperson for the coalition opposing Washington’s marriage equality bill, he helps the [...]

Not even Rush Limbaugh understands Ken Hutcherson’s complaint about Republican legislators voting for the Washington marriage equality bill

By: Friday February 3, 2012 4:20 pm

As is his custom the Friday before the Super Bowl, Rush Limbaugh had former NFL player Ken Hutcherson on his show today to talk over the upcoming game. Hutcherson, a pastor at Antioch Bible Church outside Seattle, Washington, is the official spokesperson for the coalition opposing Washington’s marriage equality bill. To Limbaugh’s annoyance, Hutcherson seemed [...]

The Power of Telling Our Stories Demonstrated: Washington’s Senate Ignored NOM’s Threats and Passed the Marriage Equality Bill

By: Wednesday February 1, 2012 10:58 pm

Tonight we witnessed the power of simply telling our family, friends and legislators why marriage equality is important to us and our families. After an incredibly respectful debate, the Washington state Senate has passed the marriage equality bill on a bipartisan vote of 28 to 21. The House is expected to vote on the bill [...]

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