In a letter sent to parents on November 13, the Head of the Myrtle Grove Christian School, located in Wilmington, NC, announced the school’s new “Biblical Morality Policy,” which reserves the school’s right to refuse admission to an applicant if their home activities don’t align with the school’s Biblical world view.
When “Ender’s Game” premiered in Los Angeles on the night of October 28, the author of the original book, Orson Scott Card, who is becoming better known for his anti-equality activism than for his novels, was nowhere to be seen.
It’s not shocking that Vitaly Milonov, the man who proposed banning “homosexual propaganda,” has made another homophobic remark. It is quite strange that he made that comment at a Russian Queer Fest film festival; according to an interview with French journalist Julien Pain, he attended the festival so he could look at “how European country officials support those who rape kids.”
Family Research Council (FRC) head Tony Perkins called on followers to not let them eat cake after Betty Crocker donated free wedding cakes to gay couples marrying in Minnesota. "Betty celebrates all families," company brand manager Laura Forero said at the time.
Lions Gate Entertainment, the Canadian film company distributing the upcoming big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s landmark sci-fi book Ender’s Game, increasingly finds itself in a no-win situation with the film.
The American Family Association (AFA), a Christian anti-LGBT hate group, has suspended its three-year boycott of The Home Depot.
Many LGBT activists are calling for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics to be held in Sochi, Russia because of the country’s stance on homosexuality. Russian LGBT activists have been incarcerated for holding rainbow flags in public squares, and LGBT youth are abducted and tortured for answering gay personal ads.
Amidst the Olympics controversy, Russian politician Vitaly Milonov will not exempt LGBT tourists or athletes from its harsh anti-gay laws during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In response to LGBT science fiction fans, headed by activist group Geeks Out, that have been calling for a boycott of the film "Ender’s Game," an adaptation of the novel of the same name by anti-equality writer Orson Scott Card, the company behind the film finally responded to the issue by announcing that it will host an LGBT benefit premiere for the movie.