Tag Archives: Laurie Higgins

ILLNOIS: Hate Group Compares Dan Savage To The Holocaust And Abortion

The Illinois Family Institute, an SPLC-certified hate group and the former home of Peter LaBarbera, is responding to supporters who are angry that they posted an old “loathsome video” of Dan Savage. From IFI head Laurie Higgins: Why view photos from Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen? Why view photos of lynchings? Why view photos of aborted babies? Why view the photo of …

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Anti-Gay Sites Denounce Porno Pete’s Entry Woes With Canadian Border Police

Peter LaBarbera’s claim of being denied entry by Canadian border authorities is rocketing around anti-gay and Christian sites. The story is also being headlined on numerous Canadian news outlets. Raw Story in on it too. Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute, an SPLC-certified hate group and the former home of LaBarbera, pines for the days when she’d never heard …

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Illinois Hate Group Has The Grammy Sadz

“Beyoncé’s vulgar anti-woman, anti-marriage performance foreshadowed the climactic set piece of the evening: Queen Latifah, long-rumored to be a lesbian, officiated at the ‘weddings’ of 33 couples, many of whom were same-sex couples, while accompanied by the preachy, feckless song ‘Same Love’ by Macklemore and the song ‘Open Your Heart’ by the Dorian Gray-esque Madonna. It was a sorry, sick, …

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Illinois Haters Have The Rose Bowl Sadz

“It isn’t enough for homosexuals to have their own offensive annual parades every June in every major city dedicated to celebrating deviance. And it wasn’t enough to ruin Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade for families with a live performance from a play that celebrates cross-dressing. No, it seems their goal is to ruin every public event for families by publicly celebrating …

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Not-A-Homophobe Ben Carson To Keynote Vicious Illinois Hate Group Convention

Two days after his faux-pology for comparing gay people to pedophiles and animal-fuckers, we learn that Tea Party darling Ben Carson will keynote the coming convention of the Illinois Family Institute, an SPLC-certified hate group and the former home of Peter LaBarbera.  Hit the link for Jeremy Hooper’s lengthy rundown of the truly despicable history of the IFI, who makes …

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Christianist Bullies Attack Rolling Stone

The Christianists who want it to be legal for their children to assault and harass LGBT kids have now focused their ire on Rolling Stone, who last week published a lengthy expose of a Minnesota school system. According to Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute, teachers should not be allowed to intervene when gay children are being beaten: Teachers …

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ILLINOIS: Hate Group Unhappy With Cardinal George’s Apology To Gays

Over the weekend Cardinal Francis George issued a formal apology for comparing gay activists to the KKK. And that makes Laurie Higgins at the Illinois Family Institute very unhappy. What I wish Cardinal George had said was that homosexual acts are soul-destroying acts that are “detestable” in God’s eyes and that the parade is a tragic, offensive event that shouldn’t …

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Illinois Haters: What About The Adoption Rights Of All Those Incestuous Couples?

The Illinois Family Institute, an SPLC-certified hate group and the former home of Peter LaBarbera, has issued an alert that “radical homosexual activists” are planning to destroy all of Illinois’ religious institutions now that civil unions have become law. Because Christian adoption agencies will now supposedly be forced to serve gay couples or go out of business. IFI spokesloon Laurie …

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Inside Porno Pete’s Hate Academy

Last week Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta sent two undercover spies to Porno Pete’s Hate Academy. Today Mehta posts the first in a three-part series exposing what went on. Here’s a haters quote recap from “Perry and Maria”: Matt Barber: We should not be politically correct. It’s natural for gays to be reviled. It’s important to focus on the health risks …

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Why Is Peter LaBarbera So Worried About Spies At His Young Haters Academy?

Earlier this month Porno Pete LaBarbera announced the launch of the Americans For Truth Academy, a three-day seminar in which, for $99, aspiring young homophobes can learn how to more effectively destroy the civil rights of LGBT people. Some of you suggested we send in an undercover observer, an idea also put forth by Friendly Atheist blogger and high school …

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Marching Orders

Anti-gay groups are issuing their final directions for Christian students to walk out of any school that participates in this year’s GLSEN Day Of Silence next Friday. The below is a joint message to parents from evil twin vipers Laurie Higgins (Illinois Family Institute) and Linda Harvey (Mission America). Explain to your children why you’re taking a stand:a. Homosexual behavior …

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Saturday: Great Nationwide Kiss-In

The Great Nationwide Kiss-In, an event created in response to a spate of anti-gay incidents that arose out of gay men being publicly affectionate, takes place this Saturday, August 15th. Activists across the country have signed-on to take part, check out this Facebook action page for times and locations in your town. Laurie Higgins of the vile Illinois Family Institute …

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Secret Homo! Blind Item From The Illinois Family Institute

Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute, which the Southern Poverty Law Center ranks as an anti-gay hate group, has issued this curious blind item about a local “moderate” GOP politician. Now is the time for those running for public office in Illinois to come clean about the skeletons, or mistresses, or prostitutes, or congressional pages, or homosexual partners lurking …

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