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Americans For Truth About Homosexuality

Read the latest news about Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, a nonprofit organization led by antigay activist Peter LaBarbera that denies the fact that sexual orientation is inborn. Americans For Truth About Homosexuality believes that same-sex attraction can be cured and is therefore a proponent of the "ex-gay" movement. The Southern Poverty Law Center classified AFTAH as an antigay hate group in 2010 for work, which includes opposing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and advocating for a government-led report on the health risks posed by sex between men.

Upon Appeal, Antigay Activist Enters Canada

Prominent antigay activist Peter LaBarbera was turned away at the Canadian border, with officials telling him his scheduled remarks at an anti-abortion convention would violate Canada's prohibition on hate speech. After an appeal, however, the antigay pundit was eventually allowed in the country.


NOM Leader: 'Same-Sex Marriage Bullies' Oppressing Christians

Right-wing roundup: Brian Brown says gays are the bullies, while Peter LaBarbera says children of same-sex couples learn 'perversion.'

Anti-LGBT Activist Links Trans People to Satan

Peter LaBarbera, head of the anti-LGBT Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, sounds off on Robin Roberts, President Obama, and transgender people in a new interview.

Bishop: No Prayers for Marriage Equality in Cathedral

The Roman Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., said a plan to pray the rosary for marriage equality was 'blasphemous,' and police were called to keep equality activists out of the city's cathedral.

Right Wing Roundup: Ellen Proves LGBT Equality Isn't a Civil Right?

Whether they're claiming that Hillary would be the first lesbian president or that gay rights aren't civil rights because black people didn't have Ellen DeGeneres, these are the highlights of the latest right-wing hysteria.

Which Americans Are Responsible for Russia's Hate?

Where did Russia learn such bigotry? Take a look at our home-grown antigay activists.

Right-Wingers Think Fox News Has Gone Pro-Gay

America's Survival Inc. thinks Fox's Megyn Kelly isn't antigay enough to take over Sean Hannity's time slot on the network.

'Porno Pete' LaBarbera Protests Pride at HRC Offices

Antigay leaders from Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, Liberty Counsel, and Mission America picketed the Washington, D.C., office of the Human Rights Campaign to protest LGBT Pride Month.

Dan Savage Explains the Origins of Porno Pete

Dan Savage takes "Porno" Pete LaBarbera down a notch.

Right-wing Groups Try to Ban Gay Advocate From Fox

Several Christian and right-wing groups have asked Fox News and Bill O'Reilly to ban gay rights advocate Wayne Besen from the network.


Right Wing Wants Judge Booted from Marriage Case Because She Is a Lesbian

Antigay activists are once again claiming that a gay judge is incapable of ruling in a case about same-sex marriage.

IRS Revokes Antigay Groups Tax Exempt Status

The IRS revoked tax-exempt status for Americans for Truth About Homosexuality last year after it failed to file multiple required forms for three consecutive years, Ex-Gay Watch reports. (Pictured: AFTAH president Peter LaBarbera)