Orson Scott Card's criticism of homosexuality and same-sex marriage
prompted the organization GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) to issue a critical statement questioning the morality of indirectly supporting Card's anti-LBGT activities.
In July 2013, the group Geeks Out launched a website campaign to boycott the film.
Mark Umbach, a public relations expert not associated with the film, commented: "there is a huge LGBT audience for science fiction, and it's going to be hard for those fans to separate Card’s comments from his work."
Andy Lewis and Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter wrote: "The new scrutiny of Card’s views could be a problem for the $110 million 'Ender’s Game' movie"
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