Josh Duggar Takes Job With Family Research Council; GLAAD Far From Pleased

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Josh Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting fame has accepted a job with the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., much to the dismay of GLAAD.

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Duggar, 25, announced on FRC President Tony Perkins' radio show that he is the new executive director of FRC Action, an affiliate of the FRC.

GLAAD spokesperson Wilson Cruz promptly ripped both of them:

"If Josh Duggar wants to make a living dehumanizing and denigrating LGBT people and their families, that's his business, but FRC's lies and stereotypes need to be treated as such."

"Josh's new boss, Tony Perkins, has actually accused LGBT equality advocates of being pawns of the devil. Fans of his family's reality show ought to know that."

Maybe they can all hash this out over some tater tot casserole? Maybe not. GLAAD's comments come as little surprise, given their history with the FRC.

According to the gay rights organization, the Family Research Council is "without a doubt" one of our country's "most dangerous hate groups."

They've even called Tony Perkins "the most anti-gay man in America."

Perkins, GLAAD says, "supports the ludicrous idea that gay youth should be subjected to harmful therapies that aim to make them straight."

By associating with him, Duggar has incurred the group's wrath as well. Not that it seems to bother the eldest son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar.

"So grateful for this opportunity to serve!" he tweeted earlier this week.

For its part, the Family Research Council states that its vision is a culture in which human life is valued, families flourish and religious liberty thrives.

The group seeks to reaffirm and promote nationally, and the traditional family unit and the Judeo-Christian value system upon which it is based.

The stated goal of the FRC, as per its website, is to advance faith, family and freedom in public policy and the culture from a Christian worldview.

Josh Duggar and wife Anna welcomed their third child, Marcus, on June 5.

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