Last updated on: 3/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Linda P. Harvey Biography

Title:
Founder of Mission America
Position:
Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“GLSEN [Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network] and NEA [National Education Association] imply that some students are ‘born gay.’ This is simply not true.”

“Children Are Endangered by Radical Agenda,” Mission America website (accessed Feb. 27, 2008)

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder, Mission America, a Christian non-profit organization whose objective is to equip Christians with information about cultural issues such as feminism, homosexuality, education and New Age influences
  • Former advertising executive
  • Columnist, articles have been published in: USA Today, National Liberty Journal, Whistleblower Magazine, WorldNetDaily.com, Accuracy in Media, the Culture and Family Report of Concerned Women for America, and the NARTH Journal
  • Contributed to materials published by Focus on the Family
  • Speaker, “Love Won Out” youth conferences
  • Former President, Ohio Society of Hospital Public Relations
Education:
  • Graduate work at both Miami and Ohio State University
  • BA, English, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Other:
  • Testified numerous times before committees of the Ohio General Assembly on pending legislation
  • Serves on the National Pro-Family Forum and has served on the boards of a crisis pregnancy center and an Ohio Christian television station