Typically, the media portrays the Values Voters Summit as little more than a right-leaning political gathering. The truth is that the Values Voters Summit has an assembled roster that deserves accountability for their actions.
When the American Family Association protests the label as an anti-LGBT organization, it should look to its own founder and its basic principles to see why that label fits so well.
Some of the most anti-LGBT voices have cleared a portion of their weekend calendars so that they can show up to speak and participate in the so-called Values Voter Summit, an annual production of the Family Research Council.
After comparing loving committed couples to kidnap and sexual assault, Sandy Rios earns spot on Commentator Accountability Project
Her prominence has ebbed and flowed over the years, but her commitment to stigmatizing LGBT people has remained. And now, with her latest comments connecting gay male affection with the "love" that convicted rapist and kidnapper Ariel Castro had for his victims, Sandy Rios is the latest addition to GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project.