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Friday, October 22, 2010

NOM's Maggie Gallagher is at it again.

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NOM's Maggie Gallagher is at it again.

In a New York Post column earlier this week, Maggie used made-up facts to attack LGBT youth and LGBT activists, including Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson, to justify NOM's relentless campaign against LGBT people and their families.

Even as she and other anti-gay activists continue to use damaging rhetoric that promotes fear and bullying against LGBT youth, Maggie says, "These kids need help, real help. They should not become a mere rhetorical strategy, a plaything in our adult battles."

Join Freedom to Marry and Evan Wolfson in telling Maggie she can't have it both ways.

Sign our open letter to Maggie Gallagher calling on her to end her attacks against LGBT people and their families:

For years, Maggie has been a leading figure in the anti-gay movement. Along with activists like Brian Brown, president of NOM, and Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, she has helped create a toxic climate of prejudice that sends the message to youth that being gay is a "dysfunction" that one should work to "overcome."

In light of recent anti-gay bullying and a series of tragic suicides, Maggie's continued use of anti-gay rhetoric is especially troubling.

Join us in telling Maggie Gallagher to get out of the discrimination business and to stand with those of us who support equal protection and respect, for all.

Thanks for all you do,

Michael Crawford
New Media Director, Freedom to Marry


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