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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.

Friday the 13th is upon us, in 2013. Let's review the year's 13 biggest homophobes with The Advocate's annual Phobie Awards.

December 13 2013 4:00 AM

It's just not good.

November 08 2013 5:10 AM

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.

November 01 2013 12:12 PM Updated

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

November 01 2013 11:10 AM

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.

October 31 2013 5:02 PM

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.

September 05 2013 7:51 PM Updated

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

July 31 2013 7:00 AM