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Westboro Members Aim To Take Their Anti-Gay Crusade To Court

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.28.2014 | Gay Voices

The Westboro Baptist Church is hoping to take its long-standing crusade against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to court. ...

LOOK: Former Westboro Baptist Church Members Poses For NOH8 Campaign

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices

The granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps further distanced herself from her family's anti-gay legacy this week by posing for t...

Westboro Baptist Church Defeated By Counter Protest

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church showed up at Central Junior High School in Moore., Okla., on Sunday to picket -- but the people of Moore were n...

Westboro Baptist Responds To Death Of Founder

Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion

After the death of their founder Fred Phelps, members of the Westboro Baptist Church posted a piece on their blog titled, "Your Dashed Hopes:" Fred...

Jaweed Kaleem

If Westboro Baptist's Fred Phelps Is Dying, Is It Right To Cheer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

As news spread over the weekend that Fred Phelps Sr., the notorious founder of Westboro Baptist Church, was dying in a Kansas hospice, corners of the ...

The Surprising Reason This Gay Activist Welcomes The Westboro Baptist Church

Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Author, journalist and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocate Jonathan Rauch expressed a surprising viewpoint of the Westboro B...

Westboro Pastor's Granddaughter Speaks Out: 'We Hurt A Lot Of People'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper, granddaughters of Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps, say they have been working to "do good" since leaving the ...

Vince Gill Tackles Anti-Gay Church

The Kansas City Star | By Dugan Arnett | Posted 11.10.2013 | Gay Voices

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Count Vince Gill among the large majority of Americans who find the antics of the Westboro Baptist Church rather insufferable. The...

Evangelicals Are Too Political and Other Myths

Skye Jethani | Posted 09.02.2013 | Religion
Skye Jethani

In the wake of the DOMA and Prop 8 rulings, evangelicals shouldn't only be investigating their view of marriage, sexuality, and politics, but also their perception of themselves and who is shaping it.

'Hacktivist' Takes Aim At WBC

Posted 05.23.2013 | Technology

Did a hacker just pwn a hatemonger? On Tuesday, Fred Phelps Jr., the son of Westboro Baptist Church minister Fred Phelps, linked the devastation fr...

Westboro Baptist Church Blames Tornado Devastation On Support For Gay Player

Posted 05.22.2013 | Gay Voices

A prominent member of the Westboro Baptist Church is drawing a link between the Oklahoma tornado's devastation and a local team's support for openly g...

Westboro Picketing Boston? Anonymous Vows To Block Hate Group

Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices

First responders were still on the scene at Boston's devastated Copley Square when fringe hate group Westboro Baptist Church announced it would be pic...

Former Westboro Baptist Church Member Becomes Gay Rights Advocate

Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices

The granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps sounds off on why she left the controversial church, which is known for its extreme v...

Jason Linkins

Westboro Threatens To Picket Funerals Of Boston Explosion Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

In what has regrettably become an all-too familiar occurrence in America, the virulently mephitic members of the Westboro Baptist Church have announce...

Westboro Targeted Again

Patch | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Without fanfare Monday, Creve Coeur City Council members gave final passage to an ordinance to ban protests knowingly taking place within 300 feet of ...

Things Don't Go As Planned For Westboro Members At Maryland Gay Marriage Protest

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Same-sex Maryland couples planning to tie the knot were greeted by anti-gay marriage protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church outside the Annapolis...

A Nation United Against Westboro Baptist Church

Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

2012 was a year frequently marked by division and polarized political conflict. But when it came to the actions of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist C...

Hackers' Biltz Against Westboro Baptist Church Continues

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.21.2012 | Technology

The online offensive against the Westboro Baptist Church continues to gain momentum. The Twitter accounts of two prominent members of the hate-mong...

Westboro Baptist Church Member Trolled HARD By Hackers

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology

It seems the vitriolic, hyper-controversial group known as Westboro Baptist Church may have finally gone too far. As soon as the WBC announced plan...

Anonymous Targets Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.18.2012 | Technology

Members of the hacktivist group Anonymous have targeted the Westboro Baptist Church after the hate-mongering, quasi-religious group announced plans to...

Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Sandy Hook Vigil

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion

The Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group known for protesting outside funerals of slain U.S. service members, announced that it will picke...

Westboro Vows To Defy Rules After Congressional Smackdown

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Westboro Baptist Church plans to continue its notorious protests at military funerals despite new restrictions that could leave some protesters facing...

Westboro Church Plans Protest Of Funeral For Pa. Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Sara Ganim Religion News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group that just won a free speech Supreme Court cas...

Lady Gaga: Westboro Baptist Church Full Of 'Hate Criminals'

politicsdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga isn't afraid of some gay-bashing protestors. On Saturday evening, the goddess Gaga posted a note entitled "At the risk of drawing attention ...