You're a mean one, Linda Harvey.
I have a strong, healthy dose of self-esteem. This is fortunate because recently there has been a steady stream of damaging messages coming from the media, politicians and religious leaders. There are plenty of voices proclaiming that there is something wrong with me.
The remarks aren't particularly surprising given Harvey's history. Last year, she joined a growing chorus of conservative
Linda Harvey Compares Gay Rights Advocates To Nazis While Defending Companies That Oppose Same-Sex Marriage
As Right Wing Watch reported, Harvey called the controversies "totally unnecessary" and "homosexually-instigated," before
"Ex-gay" activist Stephen Bennett fired off at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in an interview
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She also compared being gay to having an eating disorder. "Lots and lots of people have changed out of this lifestyle," she
Listen to audio of Harvey's remarks, courtesy of Right Wing Watch, below: She's also slammed LGBT-inclusive education policies
She's also argued in favor of Russia's controversial "gay propaganda laws," according to Right Wing Watch. Harvey, of course
(h/t JMG) As Queerty points out, the book's description reportedly challenged parents to consider hard-hitting questions
Why shouldn't a child learn of LGBT issues in school? Doesn't it take some of the stigma away from being LGBT if children are taught of its existence instead of it being a dirty little secret that is only spoken about in hushed voices? I would have benefited from such a learning environment.
Unfortunately for Harvey, lawmakers are well on their way to institutionalizing LGBT-inclusive education as an expected standard
Harvey's comments echo an older radio "Mission: America" program from 2011, when she criticized the National Education Association
The Gay, Lesbian And Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has hit back at conservative criticism of their annual "Day of Silence
Linda Harvey, Mission America Founder, Says Halloween's 'Satanic' Origins Explain Holiday's Gay Appeal
Saying that costumes "disguise our very souls," Harvey noted, "Christians aren’t supposed to be consulting fortune tellers
In general, the guide, which is targeted toward kids, is light on factual evidence but clear in its conviction that homosexuality