Orson Scott Card
The latest news about Orson Scott Card, the antigay writer of the award-winning science fiction novel Ender's Game. Card, a Mormon, is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and is a descendant of Brigham Young. Learn more about Orson Scott Card, a professor of English at Southern Virginia University. The Advocate covers the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explores how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.
Phobie Awards: The 13 Worst People of the Year
December 13 2013 5:00 AM ET

Phobie Awards: The 13 Worst People of the Year

Advocate.com Editors

Friday the 13th is upon us, in 2013. Let's review the year's 13 biggest homophobes with The Advocate's annual Phobie Awards.

Op-ed: The Other Reason Not to See Ender's Game
November 08 2013 6:10 AM ET

Op-ed: The Other Reason Not to See Ender's Game

Ian Finkenbinder

It's just not good.

Op-ed: Why I'm Going to See Ender's Game
November 01 2013 12:12 PM ET February 26 2014 6:44 PM ET

Op-ed: Why I’m Going to See Ender’s Game

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The reasons to boycott the film from a book by an avowed homophobe are real, but the reasons to see it are more compelling to this activist and movie fan.

Op-ed: Why I'm Skipping Ender's Game
November 01 2013 11:10 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I'm Skipping Ender's Game

Patrick Yacco

One of the leaders of the Ender's Game boycott explains the reasoning behind the campaign.

Orson Scott Card Won't Profit from 'Ender's Game' Movie Ticket Sales
October 31 2013 5:02 PM ET

Orson Scott Card Won't Profit from 'Ender's Game' Movie Ticket Sales

Jase Peeples

The antigay author may not profit from the film’s box office haul, but the media attention is translating to increased sales of the novel on which it is based.

GLSEN to Honor 'Ender's Game' Production Company
September 05 2013 7:51 PM ET January 09 2014 2:45 PM ET

GLSEN to Honor Ender's Game Production Company

Sunnivie Brydum

The student advocacy group announced today it will be giving its Chairman's Award to Lionsgate Films, which is currently promoting the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game.

The Queer Irony of Ender's Game
July 31 2013 7:00 AM ET

The Queer Irony of Ender's Game

Jase Peeples

Despite the antigay views of Orson Scott Card, his most popular novel is an empowering story for LGBT youth.

Op-ed: Why This Fan Plans to Skip 'Ender's Game'
July 24 2013 4:19 AM ET

Op-ed: Why This Fan Plans to Skip Ender's Game

Rebecca Holliman

A disappointed Ender's Game fan weighs the pros and cons of a boycott.

Harrison Ford Isn't on Board With Ender's Game Author's Antigay Views
April 12 2013 2:57 PM ET

Harrison Ford Disagrees With Ender's Game Author's Antigay Views

Lucas Grindley

The actor stars in a movie later this year from the very antigay author of Ender's Game.

Artist Abandons Orson Scott Card's Superman Comic
March 06 2013 2:44 PM ET

Artist Abandons Orson Scott Card's Superman Comic

Jase Peeples

DC Entertainment begins the search for a new artist after Chris Sprouse declined to illustrate the antigay author’s Man of Steel adventure.

NOM's Brian Brown: Condemning Antigay Superman Writer is Wrong
February 19 2013 3:20 PM ET

NOM's Brian Brown: Condemning Antigay Superman Writer is Wrong

Michelle Garcia

NOM's Brian Brown says gay activists are wrong in wanting Orson Scott Card fired from his post at DC Comics for his personal beliefs on marriage equality.

Store Owner Says No Thanks to Superman Comic from Antigay Author
February 13 2013 5:09 PM ET

Store Owner Won't Stock 'Superman' From Antigay Author

Neal Broverman

A Dallas comic book store owner refuses to stock Orson Scott Card's version of Superman.

Book by NOM Board Member Says King Hamlet Was a Gay Pedophile
September 09 2011 3:31 PM ET

Book by NOM Board Member Says King Hamlet Was a Gay Pedophile

Lucas Grindley

A book publisher says its been caught "flat-footed" by outrage.

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