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Monday, July 8, 2013

Group Calls for Ender's Game Movie Boycott

Responding to reports of a nascent boycott against the upcoming movie version of his beloved 1985 sci-fi novel Ender's Game because of his stated opposition to same-sex marriage, author Orson Scott Card has released a statement exclusively to EW. more
Entertainment Weekly ( 7/8/2013 4:18:59 PM -08:00 )

Orson Scott Card's Anti-Gay Views Prompt 'Ender's Game' Movie Protest
Author Orson Scott Card's controversial stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has prompted an online protest ahead of the November release of "Ender's Game," the big-budget Hollywood movie based on his famed 1985 novel. more
Huffington Post ( 7/8/2013 9:13:36 AM -08:00 )

Orson Scott Card Wants Your 'Tolerance' for His Anti-Gay Views
The biggest nemesis to a long-anticipated film adaptation of Orson Scott Card's legendary Ender's Game has been, for many, the author's almost equally legendary anti-gay activism. His outspoken stance against marriage equality has already prompted a call more
The Atlantic Wire ( 7/8/2013 6:35:27 PM -08:00 )

'Skip Ender's Game' events set to protest Orson Scott Card's anti-gay views
Author Orson Scott Card is the target of gay-rights supporters who plan to launch an online protest encouraging fans to skip the movie adaptation of "Ender's Game," Card's famous 1985 novel, reports the Huffington Post Monday. more
Examiner.com ( 7/8/2013 6:31:43 PM -08:00 )

'Ender's Game' Author Rejects Gay Geek Boycott of Film
Orson Scott Card has brushed off a proposed boycott of the upcoming Lionsgate movie “Ender's Game,” asserting that his opposition to same-sex marriage has been rendered “moot” by the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The Geeks.out organization had more
Variety ( 7/8/2013 6:13:45 PM -08:00 )

'Ender's Game' author responds to gay-marriage controversy
"Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is addressing the recent controversy over his anti-gay marriage stance by terming the issue "moot." The science-fiction scribe came under fire earlier this week after the LGBT fan organization Geeks OUT announced a more
HitFix ( 7/8/2013 4:58:41 PM -08:00 )

'Ender's Game' Boycott Planned Over Orson Scott Card's Anti-Gay Views
LGBT organization Geeks Out wants people to skip the Summit film, which hits theaters in November. Ender's Game 1 - P 2012. "Ender's Game". The movie version of Ender's Game doesn't hit theaters until November, but a boycott of the film, due to book more
Hollywood Reporter ( 7/8/2013 4:39:58 PM -08:00 )

Gay activists organize 'Ender's Game' protest to boycott Orson Scott Card and his
Gay activists organize Author Orson Scott Card is under fire, once again, over his conservative views on homosexuality. Gay activists, angry over his opposition to same-sex unions, are boycotting a feature film rendition of his popular book Ender's Game. enders-game-poster more
The Global Dispatch ( 7/8/2013 4:38:30 PM -08:00 )

'Ender's Game' Author Responds To Boycott, Says Gay Marriage Issue Is 'Moot'
Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield (right) star in the upcoming film adaptation of 'Ender's Game.' (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate). The author of Ender's Game, the sci-fi book that's hitting the big screen in November, issued a statement today addressing a more
LAist ( 7/8/2013 4:32:19 PM -08:00 )

'Ender's Game' author feeling wrath of gay rights activists over anti-LGBT stance
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Actor Harrison Ford speaks during a Lionsgate Motion Picture Group presentation to promote the upcoming film 'Ender's Game' at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the more
San Francisco Examiner ( 7/8/2013 3:17:54 PM -08:00 )

Gay Rights Crusaders Boycotting 'Ender's Game' Movie Over Author's 'Anti-Gay
Gay Rights Crusaders Boycotting Ender's Game Harrison Ford's new movie Ender's Game has been targeted by gay rights activists who are urging fans to boycott the movie over the controversial views of the author behind the story. The sci-fi thriller, which also stars Asa Butterfield, Ben more
Starpulse.com ( 7/8/2013 1:34:44 PM -08:00 )

Who's Gearing Up to Boycott Harrison Ford's 'Ender's Game' Film?
WhoHarrison Ford and Asa Butterfield in 'Ender's Game& Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield, right, in 'Ender's Game' (Photo: Summit Entertainment)It's one of the most highly anticipated films of the upcoming holiday movie season, though "Ender's more
Yahoo! Movies (blog) ( 7/8/2013 12:38:01 PM -08:00 )

Gay organization, Geeks OUT!, protests 'Ender's Game'
Gay organization, Geeks OUT!, protests Ender's Game is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated films of the fall season, but like many films, it is facing social protesting by gay organization Geeks Out. The author of the Ender's Game series, Orson Scott Card, is a well-known gay-rights more
Nerd Reactor ( 7/8/2013 12:36:36 PM -08:00 )

US: Campaigners call to boycott upcoming film 'Ender's Game' over anti-gay
Geek OUT: We will not pay Orson Scott Card to 'demean, insult, and oppress us.' An online campaign is urging moviegoers to boycott the upcoming release of “Ender's Game,” a big-budget Hollywood movie based on the work of a notoriously anti-gay novelist more
PinkNews.co.uk ( 7/8/2013 12:24:51 PM -08:00 )

Boycott launched of 'Ender's Game' over anti-gay author Orson Scott Card
Towleroad reported today that Geeks OUT has started a boycott of the upcoming sci-fi film “Ender's Game.” The film is based on the 1985 novel “Ender's Game” by controversial author and anti-gay activist Orson Scott Card. A boycott of DC Comics earlier this more
Examiner.com ( 7/8/2013 12:08:38 PM -08:00 )

Geeks Out Sets Up 'Ender's Game' Boycott Over Orson Scott Card's Anti-Gay
Geeks Out, a gay organization within the "geek" community, has announced plans to boycott the “Ender's Game” movie due to Orson Scott Card's anti-gay beliefs. Card is the author of the acclaimed science fiction book the movie, starring Harrison Ford, more
International Business Times ( 7/8/2013 12:03:16 PM -08:00 )

Book Review: Ender's World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender's Game
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card has long been my go-to science fiction novel that I lend out to people who firmly believe they do not like science fiction. Card's novel may have humans vs. buglike aliens at the nut of its macguffin -- perhaps the most cliched more
The Trades ( 7/8/2013 11:13:51 AM -08:00 )

Geeks OUT Calls For LGBT Rights Supporters To 'Skip Ender's Game'
Card's anti-gay activism has become the center for controversy once again, months ahead of the release Ender's Game, the sci-fi film based on his 1985 bestselling book. The queer-geek group Geeks OUT has launched an online protest entitled "Skip Ender's more
Towleroad ( 7/8/2013 10:21:26 AM -08:00 )

Group Calls for Ender's Game Movie Boycott
Group Calls for EnderThe national LGBT group, Geeks OUT, is asking people to “Skip Ender's Game” due to the virulently homophobic views of the book's author, Orson Scott Card. Geeks OUT says,. Skip Ender's Game is a call to action. Do NOT see this movie! Do not buy a ticket more
Big Shiny Robot! ( 7/8/2013 10:05:06 AM -08:00 )

Ender's Game target of boycott due to author's anti-gay stance
Gavin Hood's Ender's Game, an adapation of Orson Scott Card's 1985 novel, is the target of a new online boycott. LGBT group Geeks OUT has launched "Skip Ender's Game," a protest against the film because of its author's past involvement against same-sex more
Tribute.ca ( 7/8/2013 9:09:07 AM -08:00 )