A long time ago, Orson Scott Card wrote the novel Ender’s Game, and a lot of people really loved it. More recently, a movie adaptation of that book was mounted, and lots of people really loved that idea. Then it came out that Card was against same-sex marriage and opposed to lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights in general — and lot of people definitely did not love that.
Some people did not love it so much that they have called for a boycott of the Ender’s Game movie, noting that Card’s intolerant actions have included joining the board of the National Organization for Marriage, fighting and opposing gay adoption and a safe-schools initiative.
A group called Geeks OUT has launched “Skip Ender’s Game,” a movement asking fans to do exactly that, with the idea of denying Card any further royalties from the property. A series of SEG events are scheduled in New York, Orlando, Seattle and other cities, timed to the movie’s Nov. 1 release.