“The Family” is the Christian fundamentalist group that is responsible for Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009. Sen. John Ensign is one of its “key men”. This ABC Nightline report focuses on how Ensign slept with his best friend’s wife and possibly broke laws in the cover-up. The Family played a role in keeping the tawdry affair quiet. Enjoy the “morality” of those who seek to “protect marriage” from healthy GLBT couples.
Must-See Nightline Exclusive: Tawdry Sen. Ensign Affair and ‘The Family’ Cover-up
About the Author
Wayne Besen is the Founding Executive Director of Truth Wins Out and author of “Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth” (Haworth, 2003). In 2010, Besen was awarded the “Visionary Award” at the Out Music Awards for organizing the American Prayer Hour, an event which shined a spotlight on the role American evangelicals played in the introduction of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.