Focus on The Family
Read the latest news about Focus on the Family, the antigay organization founded by James Dobson and currently helmed by Jim Daily. Focus on the Family promotes a socially conservative agenda with evangelical roots that draws from morals and principles interpreted from the Bible. Learn more about the rightwing and anti-marriage equality group that was one of the key players responsible for the passage of Proposition 8 in California as well as other measures that prevent same-sex couples from marrying and adopting children.
Right-Wingers Claim Gay Republicans Are 'Wrong,' 'Terrible Role Models'
October 01 2014 3:30 PM ET

Right-Wingers Claim Gay Republicans Fundamentally 'Wrong'

Trudy Ring

Two gay candidates for the U.S. House and a gay-friendly nominee for the Senate are 'wrong on critical, foundational issues,' say the archconservative organizations.

WATCH: Antibias Laws Biased Against Christians, Says Right-Wing Group
January 24 2014 4:50 PM ET

WATCH: Antibias Laws Biased Against Christians, Says Right-Wing Group

Trudy Ring

A new video from a Focus on the Family affiliate makes this claim, but it's lacking in logic.

Evangelical Project Seeks to Change Image on LGBT Issues — But Not Policy
January 22 2014 5:00 PM ET

Evangelical Project Seeks to Change Image on LGBT Issues — But Not Policy

Michael O'Loughlin

A new online campaign calls on evangelical Christians to respect LGBT people and recognize they're made in God's image, but doesn't shift the prevailing evangelical view on LGBT equality.

Progressives Lash Out Against Air Force Academy's 'Ex-Gay' Counselor
November 25 2013 6:25 PM ET

Progressives Blast Air Force Academy's 'Ex-Gay' Counselor

Sunnivie Brydum

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation reveals a new billboard to call out the U.S. Air Force Academy's hiring an advocate of 'ex-gay therapy' to lead its mandatory cadet counseling program.

Gay Cadet Slams Air Force Academy's Defense of 'Ex-Gay' Therapist Leading Counseling Program
November 22 2013 3:13 PM ET

Gay Cadet Slams USAFA's Defense of 'Ex-Gay' Therapist

Sunnivie Brydum

The U.S. Air Force Academy claims that gay cadets are safe and welcomed on campus, despite the academy's hiring of a staunch advocate of 'ex-gay' therapy who developed the school's mandatory counseling program.

'Ex-Gay' Therapist Leading Air Force Academy's Cadet Counseling
November 19 2013 4:36 PM ET

'Ex-Gay' Therapist Leading Air Force Academy's Cadet Counseling

Sunnivie Brydum

Mike Rosebush has spent more than two decades advocating for the discredited therapeutic practice that aims to turn gay people straight. He's now the head of the cadet counseling program at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Attorney Tears Apart New Theories on Matthew Shepard Murder
October 15 2013 5:37 PM ET

Attorney Tears Apart Matthew Shepard Murder Theories

Jase Peeples

Attorney Tim Newcomb counters the assertions in a new book that claims Shepard’s murder was not a hate crime.

VIDEO: "News" Program Explores Horrors of Gay-Inclusive Education
August 10 2013 7:34 PM ET

VIDEO: "News" Program Explores Horrors of Gay-Inclusive Education

Neal Broverman

A "news" program sponsored by the antigay group Focus on the Family calls efforts at gay-inclusive education "Orwellian."

WATCH: This Is What an Attack Ad Could Look Like Versus an Antigay Candidate
July 10 2013 6:00 AM ET

WATCH: This Is What Antigay Politicans Will Face One Day

Daniel Reynolds

It's never been done before, so The Advocate demonstrates what a negative campaign commercial might look like against an anti-LGBT candidate.

Dallas Councilwoman Objects to "Homosexual Conduct" in HIV Testing Billboard
June 18 2013 3:21 PM ET

Dallas Councilwoman Objects to Gay HIV Billboard

Daniel Reynolds

A Dallas City Council member has raised concerns that an HIV testing billboard may be promoting tolerance of gay African-American men.

The South's Longer Wait for Equality
May 20 2013 4:00 AM ET

The South's Longer Wait for Equality

Neal Broverman

While steps toward marriage equality come fast and furious, the South drags its feet.

John Paulk Formally Renounces, Apologizes for Harmful 'Ex-Gay' Movement
April 24 2013 3:15 PM ET

John Paulk Tries Again at Apology Over Ex-Gay Ministry

Sunnivie Brydum

The former ex-gay leader said Christianity changed many things for him, but his sexual orientation wasn't among them.

Focus on the Family's 'Ex-Gay' Figurehead Denounces His Past
April 18 2013 3:47 PM ET

Focus on the Family's 'Ex-Gay' Figurehead Denounces His Past

Lucas Grindley

The man who was once the face of what it means to be "ex-gay" has renounced all reparative therapy.

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