World Congress of Families
World Congress of Families Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Peter Montgomery, Tuesday 06/07/2016, 11:15am
National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown, recently selected to head the global anti-gay World Congress of Families, is trying to drum up a crowd for this year’s March for Marriage, scheduled for June 25 in Washington, D.C. It has been a tough couple of years for NOM, and Brown’s frustration is palpable in his latest email pitch: We're asking supporters from all over the country to make a special effort to attend this year's March to protest the US Supreme Court's illegitimate, anti-constitutional ruling redefining marriage, to object to the Obama... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Wednesday 06/01/2016, 5:33pm
Hatewatch: World Congress of Families gathering in Tbilisi showcases anti-LGBT rhetoric and conspiracy theories. Sharon Kann @ Media Matters: Who Are The Anti-Choice Activists On Evening Cable? Joe Jervis: Ken Ham: That Sin-Cursed Gorilla Had To Die. Zack Ford @ Think Progress: Dan Patrick Launches Crusade Against Every Transgender Student In Texas. Travis Gettys @ Raw Story: Right-wing Utah sheriff threatens to arrest federal agents over bizarre conspiracy theories. Hemant Mehta @ Friendly Atheist: Rush Limbaugh: Evolution is False Because That... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Miranda Blue, Tuesday 05/31/2016, 3:26pm
The National Organization for Marriage announced today that its president, Brian Brown, has been elected president of the World Congress of Families, a global network of organizations fighting LGBT rights and reproductive freedom. As Brown’s fight to stop marriage equality in the U.S. has become increasingly futile, he has taken a leading role in building international networks to stop the advance of LGBT rights around the world. Brown has worked with the World Congress of Families since at least 2013, when he fundraised for the group and, at their invitation, spoke in favor... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Miranda Blue, Friday 05/13/2016, 2:20pm
A number of American Religious Right leaders will be headed to the former Soviet republic of Georgia next week for the annual World Congress of Families, which is organized by the Illinois-based Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society. As Peter noted earlier this week, the event will coincide with the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, which the head of the Georgian Orthodox Church has designated the “Day of Family Strength and Respect for Parents.” It’s not a coincidence that WCF will be in Georgia on that day, May 17, or that Georgian... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Peter Montgomery, Wednesday 05/11/2016, 3:52pm
The World Congress of Families, a global network of organizations that oppose LGBT equality and legal access to abortion, will hold its annual summit in Tbilisi, capital of the former Soviet republic of Georgia, beginning on Sunday, May 15. Over the next several days, American Religious Right activists will meet with their counterparts from around the world to share and plan strategies for resisting and rolling back women’s and LGBT rights — often lumped together with opposition to sex education under the banner of fighting “gender ideology.” This year’s summit... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Miranda Blue, Friday 05/06/2016, 11:39am
The World Congress of Families, a loose alliance of organizations that seeks to stop advances in LGBT equality and reproductive rights throughout the world, announced today that former President George W. Bush will recieve an award at its annual event in Tbisili, Georgia, later this month. Update: A spokesperson for Bush tells Buzzfeed’s Lester Feder that while the former president is “flattered,” he had previously declined an invitation to participate in the event and was “not aware of the award in question.” Update II: Although he will not be attending the... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Peter Montgomery, Tuesday 01/12/2016, 6:01pm
Marriage-refusing county clerk Kim Davis and her lawyer Mat Staver aren’t the only Religious Right figures who will be attending tonight’s State of the Union address. Everett Piper, the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, will be attending as a guest of Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford, according to the Alliance Defense Fund, which represents the university’s legal challenge to the Obama administration’s accommodation for religiously affiliated nonprofit organizations that object to the contraception coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act. Piper... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Miranda Blue, Monday 11/23/2015, 4:19pm
A leading Russian operative with the U.S-based World Congress of Families may be helping fund an English-language website dedicated to providing positive coverage of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a report today by The Interpreter, a website run by a think tank critical of Putin. The Interpreter’s Anton Shekhovtsov reports on a series of leaked emails between the editor of Russian Insider, a new pro-Putin publication, and Alexey Komov, the World Congress of Families’ Russian representative, in which the editor seeks funding from Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeev... MORE >
Pat Robertson: Gays & Islamists Are Allies So 'Let Them Kill Themselves'
6/14/16 @ 11:40am
Tom DeLay: Obama Is A Communist 'Muslim Sympathizer' Who 'Hates America'
6/15/16 @ 3:30pm
Ted Cruz, Who Attended Event Calling For Gays To Be Put To Death, Delivers Characteristically Smug Response To Orlando Attack
6/13/16 @ 2:00pm
Anti-LGBT Pastor Steven Anderson Applauds Orlando Massacre: 'There's Fifty Less Pedophiles In The World'
6/13/16 @ 11:45am
Walid Shoebat: 'The Only Ones Moaning Over Fifty Gays Slaughtered Are Liberals, Idiots And Gay Lovers'
6/13/16 @ 10:15am