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Orson Scott Card

The latest news about Orson Scott Card, the antigay writer of the award-winning science fiction novel Ender's Game. Card, a Mormon, is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and is a descendant of Brigham Young. Learn more about Orson Scott Card, a professor of English at Southern Virginia University. The Advocate covers the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explores how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

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Op-ed: The Other Reason Not to See Ender's Game

It's just not good.

Op-ed: Why I'm Going to See Ender's Game

The reasons to boycott the film from a book by an avowed homophobe are real, but the reasons to see it are more compelling to this activist and movie fan.


Op-ed: Why I'm Skipping Ender's Game

One of the leaders of the Ender's Game boycott explains the reasoning behind the campaign.

Orson Scott Card Won't Profit from 'Ender's Game' Movie Ticket Sales

The antigay author may not profit from the film's box office haul, but the media attention is translating to increased sales of the novel on which it is based.

GLSEN to Honor 'Ender's Game' Production Company

The student advocacy group announced today it will be giving its Chairman's Award to Lionsgate Films, which is currently promoting the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game.


The Queer Irony of Ender's Game

Despite the antigay views of Orson Scott Card, his most popular novel is an empowering story for LGBT youth.

Op-ed: Why This Fan Plans to Skip Ender's Game

A disappointed Ender's Game fan weighs the pros and cons of a boycott.

Harrison Ford Disagrees With Ender's Game Author's Antigay Views

The actor stars in a movie later this year from the very antigay author of Ender's Game.

Artist Abandons Orson Scott Card's Superman Comic

DC Entertainment begins the search for a new artist after Chris Sprouse declined to illustrate the antigay author's Man of Steel adventure.

NOM's Brian Brown: Condemning Antigay Superman Writer is Wrong

NOM's Brian Brown says gay activists are wrong in wanting Orson Scott Card fired from his post at DC Comics for his personal beliefs on marriage equality.

Store Owner Won't Stock 'Superman' From Antigay Author

A Dallas comic book store owner refuses to stock Orson Scott Card's version of Superman.

Book by NOM Board Member Says King Hamlet Was a Gay Pedophile

A book publisher says its been caught "flat-footed" by outrage.