Ralph Reed

Ralph Reed, Jr. is a conservative political activist, best known as the first executive director of the Christian Coalition. Ralph Reed started the Faith and Freedom Coalition in 2009. In response to the repeal of DOMA, Reed's organization FRC promised that the Supreme Court cases will only galvanize evangelical voters who were also outraged by the decision. Keep updated on Reed, the FRC, and other antigay organizations and pundits at they continue their crusade against equal rights for the LGBT community.

Real Time host Maher asks the conservative Christian leader how he can justify a literal reading of the Bible, given these 'wack' passages.

June 10 2014 2:38 PM

LGBT activist and writer Wayne Besen headed to the ultraconservative Values Voter Summit.

October 17 2013 6:00 AM

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

July 10 2013 6:00 AM

In the wake of two historic rulings from the Supreme Court and the restoration of marriage equality in California, pro-equality attorneys, activists, and anchors took to the airwaves Sunday to defend their victories.

July 01 2013 1:43 PM

ThinkProgress offers up a list of the companies that are giving over $25,000 to right wing attack ad groups.

August 01 2012 1:54 PM

Ralph Reed formalized plans last week to open an affiliate of his new Faith and Freedom Coalition in Florida.

October 02 2009 9:25 AM

COMMENTARY: According to polls, George W. Bush received around 25% of the gay vote in 2000 and 2004 in spite of his abandoning a promise to be a compassionate conservative. Now the Log Cabin Republicans have endorsed a McCain-Palin ticket, and while this endorsement is essential to LCR's remaining politically relevant within the GOP, the gay community should not follow Log Cabin's lead -- and instead should fervently and actively support Barack Obama.

October 28 2008 12:00 AM

The top 10 pro-gay -- and financially stable -- companies in the country

September 10 2008 12:00 AM

The Republican Party that strode confidently into New York City to nominate President Bush for a second term in 2004 would hardly recognize the one that opens its national convention September 1 in St. Paul, Minn.

August 23 2008 12:00 AM

Operations program manager Jeff Koertzen was so angry that his employer backtracked on supporting gay equality that he quit the company. In an exclusive Q&A he accuses a top Microsoft executive of lying to employees

June 22 2005 12:00 AM