Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly is a constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and the antigay founder of the Eagle Forum, a traditional family conservative interest group. Learn about her history from her opposition to modern feminism and campaign against the Equal Rights Amendment in the 70s, when she organized the "STOP ERA" campaign. Phyllis Schlafly still opposes same-sex marriage, civil unions, and is still very outspokenly against DOMA, believing that the "gay lobby" is attacking traditional marriage in America. Read more about this right-wing activist that continues on despite her son John F. Schlafly revealing that he was gay in 1992. Follow the career of this unique and often criticized woman, who's still waiting on her Mother of the Year award.

Endorsing Donald Trump, battling over control of the organization she created, alienating her family members — this is how staunch homophobe Phyllis Schlafly is spending her golden years.

August 09 2016 3:43 PM

If someone hates liberals, they probably hate gays and transgender people, too. Just ask Sarah Palin.

November 21 2013 7:00 AM

The fast food chain is highlighting the fact it stopped giving to a host of antigay groups. But some organizations remain that were considered questionable in the past.

6:18 PM

In one of his final acts in Congress, Missouri representative Todd Akin will make one last effort to add an antigay piece of legislation to this year's defense authorization bill.

December 19 2012 1:45 PM

In the final days leading up to the Iowa presidential caucus, Michelle Bachmann is touting herself as more anti–marriage equality and anti–abortion rights than her opponents.

2:40 PM

Vicky Hartzler, a first-term Republican from southwestern Missouri, also said government licensing of same-sex marriages could lead to 'group marriage' or allowing 'an uncle to marry his niece.'

June 08 2011 4:05 PM

Rep. Tammy Baldwin marked International Women’s Day by introducing legislation to speed up the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

March 08 2011 7:15 PM
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