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James Dobson

Read the latest news about James Dobson, an antigay public figure and proponent of the "ex-gay" movement who established Focus on the Family in the 1970s and launched a radio show after a television appearance in 1978. The internationally syndicated show has been on the radio ever since, airing on 4,000 stations around the world. Aside from establishing Focus on the Family, James Dobson's work also includes founding Love Won Out, a prominent organization that claims to cure gays and lesbians of their homosexuality.

Donald Trump Is Now 'Born Again,' Says James Dobson

The extremely antigay figure assures evangelicals that Trump has accepted Jesus as savior.


LISTEN: Huckabee Thinks He'd Be Too Effective

Because he'd end same-sex marriage and abortion, religious right groups wouldn't be able to use those issues in fundraising, Mike Huckabee contends.

Focus on the Family Founder: 'We Lost the Culture War'

Now that same-sex couples can legally marry nationwide, evangelical leader James Dobson says he and his anti-LGBT contemporaries have officially lost the 'culture war' they started.

Gay Cadet Slams USAFA's Defense of 'Ex-Gay' Therapist

The U.S. Air Force Academy claims that gay cadets are safe and welcomed on campus, despite the academy's hiring of a staunch advocate of 'ex-gay' therapy who developed the school's mandatory counseling program.

Focus on the Family's 'Ex-Gay' Figurehead Denounces His Past

The man who was once the face of what it means to be "ex-gay" has renounced all reparative therapy.

Colorado House Passes Civil Unions

The law is scheduled to go into effect May 1.

Al-Qaeda Decries Obama's Support for Marriage Equality

The terrorist group's English-language magazine says the U.S. has no values.

Not So Fast: Chick-fil-A's Questionable Giving Isn't Over

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.

Colorado on the Road to Civil Unions

With Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, and a supportive governor, Colorado is poised to become the latest state to offer civil unions to same-sex couples, with legislation introduced today.

James Dobson and Co Blame Shooting on Gays and Lack of God

The religious right leader said acceptance of gays contributed to the tragedy, while the likes of Mike Huckabee and Bryan Fischer said it's due to America's abandonment of God.

Marco Rubio Making Robocalls Against Marriage Equality

Rubio, an up-and-comer in the Republican Party, is participating in the National Organization for Marriage's antigay effort.

Oped The Big Queer Bus Pulls into Focus on the Family

Post-James Dobson, Focus on the Family is meeting with groups that don't share their viewpoints.

Opponents of Marriage Equality Think Their Marriage is Stable

A new study this month reports that many opponents of marriage equality believe their marriage will be unaffected by same-sex weddings. It's other people's marriages they're worried about.