Americans For Truth About Homosexuality

Read the latest news about Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, a nonprofit organization led by antigay activist Peter LaBarbera that denies the fact that sexual orientation is inborn. Americans For Truth About Homosexuality believes that same-sex attraction can be cured and is therefore a proponent of the “ex-gay” movement. The Southern Poverty Law Center classified AFTAH as an antigay hate group in 2010 for work, which includes opposing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and advocating for a government-led report on the health risks posed by sex between men.

Prominent antigay activist Peter LaBarbera was turned away at the Canadian border, with officials telling him his scheduled remarks at an anti-abortion convention would violate Canada's prohibition on hate speech. After an appeal, however, the antigay pundit was eventually allowed in the country.

April 11 2014 2:40 PM Updated

Right-wing roundup: Brian Brown says gays are the bullies, while Peter LaBarbera says children of same-sex couples learn 'perversion.'

January 09 2014 6:24 PM

Peter LaBarbera, head of the anti-LGBT Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, sounds off on Robin Roberts, President Obama, and transgender people in a new interview.

January 03 2014 4:49 PM

The Roman Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., said a plan to pray the rosary for marriage equality was 'blasphemous,' and police were called to keep equality activists out of the city's cathedral.

2:18 PM

Whether they're claiming that Hillary would be the first lesbian president or that gay rights aren't civil rights because black people didn't have Ellen DeGeneres, these are the highlights of the latest right-wing hysteria.

September 23 2013 5:06 PM

Where did Russia learn such bigotry? Take a look at our home-grown antigay activists.

September 03 2013 7:00 AM

America's Survival Inc. thinks Fox's Megyn Kelly isn't antigay enough to take over Sean Hannity's time slot on the network.

August 15 2013 6:49 PM

Antigay leaders from Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, Liberty Counsel, and Mission America picketed the Washington, D.C., office of the Human Rights Campaign to protest LGBT Pride Month.

June 04 2013 5:03 PM

Dan Savage takes "Porno" Pete LaBarbera down a notch.

November 20 2012 7:33 PM

Several Christian and right-wing groups have asked Fox News and Bill O'Reilly to ban gay rights advocate Wayne Besen from the network.

August 23 2012 4:22 PM Updated