Tony Perkins
Read the latest news about Tony Perkins, president of the antigay organization Family Research Council. Tony Perkins is a pundit that frequently directs vitriol at the LGBT community, promoting an agenda that considers same-sex attraction to be against nature and the good of greater society. Learn more about the former Republican politician and member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, as well as other public figures that are against marriage equality, gays in the military, and other LGBT rights issues.
LISTEN: Santorum Frothing Mad That LGBT Activists Have 'Silenced the Church'
October 23 2014 4:26 PM ET

Santorum Frothing That LGBTs Have 'Silenced the Church'

Stevie St. John

Antigay pol Rick Santorum claims young people support LGBT rights only because gay activists have kept them from hearing the alternative view.

WATCH: Ted Olson Takes on Tony Perkins on 'Evil' Marriage Equality
October 12 2014 2:37 PM ET

WATCH: Ted Olson Takes on Tony Perkins on 'Evil' Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

Antigay leader Tony Perkins calls same-sex marriage the 'evil bidding' of courts; Ted Olson counters as a strong voice for equality.

WATCH: Republican Chair Praises Antigay Activists
October 07 2014 7:51 PM ET

WATCH: Republican Chair Praises Antigay Activists

Trudy Ring

Religious right leaders such as Tony Perkins 'are right to be concerned' about same-sex marriage, says RNC head Reince Priebus.

WATCH: Does Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Love Tony Perkins?
August 07 2014 6:25 PM ET

WATCH: Does Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Love Tony Perkins?

Rebecca Juro

In the past two years, Kelly has featured the noted homophobe more than all other Fox News hosts combined.

Poll: Americans Don’t Buy Tony Perkins’s Antigay ‘Revolution’ Over Marriage Equality
June 19 2014 7:41 PM ET

Poll: Americans Don’t Buy Tony Perkins’s Antigay ‘Revolution’ Over Marriage Equality

Lynn De La Cruz

Americans who oppose marriage equality don't care to put forth the effort to stop it.

LISTEN: Tony Perkins Compares Gay Rights Advocates to Nazis
June 09 2014 7:19 PM ET

LISTEN: Tony Perkins Compares Gay Rights Advocates to Nazis

Michael O'Loughlin

The head of the Family Research Council asks if Christians are to be hauled off in 'boxcars.'

Poll Shows Strong Republican Opposition to Marriage Equality
April 22 2014 6:05 PM ET

Poll Shows Strong Republican Opposition to Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

The results are contrary to those of some other recent polls, but the right-wing groups that commissioned this poll say others were skewed by how questions were worded.

Op-ed: Davey Wavey on How Straight Teen Girls Could Change the World #AcceptanceMatters
December 04 2013 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How Straight Teen Girls Could Change the World

Davey Wavey

YouTube star Davey Wavey knows his audience is the next generations of best friends, allies, and our strongest advocates.

MSNBC Suspends Alec Baldwin After Antigay Tirade
November 16 2013 6:00 AM ET

MSNBC Suspends Alec Baldwin After Antigay Tirade

Trudy Ring

Baldwin's Up Late show will be off the air for two weeks; meanwhile, he's posted a statement apologizing for his homophobic language.

Transphobic Activists Claim They've Got Signatures to Repeal Calif. Student Law
November 11 2013 4:09 PM ET

Transphobic Activists Claim They've Got Signatures to Repeal Calif. Student Law

Sunnivie Brydum

Conservative activists within the Privacy for All Students campaign claim they gathered more than half a million valid signatures from Californians who want the chance to repeal the state's new law regarding transgender students.

Op-ed: How to Know When Republicans Really Have Changed
September 25 2013 11:52 AM ET

Op-ed: How to Know When Republicans Really Have Changed

Lucas Grindley

How the GOP treats Ted Cruz could be an indicator of whether it's sincere about a big-tent makeover.

Tony Perkins: Boycott Betty Crocker's Gay Wedding Cakes
September 12 2013 7:33 PM ET

Tony Perkins: Boycott Betty Crocker's Gay Wedding Cakes

Sunnivie Brydum

The leader of the hate group Family Research Council is steamed over the Minnesota-based baking goods company's support for marriage equality.

WATCH: New Project Spotlights LGBT-Affirming Christians
September 04 2013 9:00 AM ET

WATCH: Project Says, Not All Christians Are Like That

Trudy Ring

The Not All Like That Christians Project hopes to counter homophobic voices.

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