James Dobson is an evangelical Christian author and founder of Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council, which the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated as a hate group.
In the 1980s, Time Magazine ranked him as one of the most influential spokesmen for conservative social positions in American public life. He’s written more than 30 books on family issues, specifically parenting and marriage. Dobson frequently appears as a guest on the Fox News Channel.
James Dobson and his organizations are sexist, homophobic, transphobic, and racist.
Sources for this episode:
- Family Research Council
- Focus on the Family
- Southern Poverty Law Center
- Wikipedia: James Dobson
- Wikipedia: Family Research Council
- Wikipedia: Focus on the Family
Trigger warnings: Racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia.