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Dumbledore And Gandalf Wed In Front Of Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices

Two of the most recognizable names in the wizarding world came together on Sunday for an unexpected cause -- to join one another in holy, gay matrimon...

Dumbledore And Gandalf To Wed In Front Of Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.03.2015 | Gay Voices

Gandalf the White and Professor Albus Dumbledore are having a wedding -- and you're invited. The two fictional characters will wed this Sunday, Jun...

J.K. Rowling Reveals Awesome Reason For Challenging Westboro Church's Hate Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.28.2015 | Gay Voices

Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular vote last week, prompting emotional celebrations, outpou...

This Teen Is Our Hero For Delivering This Brilliant Comeback To Westboro Church Leader

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.28.2015 | Gay Voices

What would you say to the Westboro Baptist Church if you had the chance to speak to one of its leaders? YouTube vlogger Andrew Demeter, 17, recentl...

Here's What Happens When This Gay Man Asks The Westboro Baptist Church About Heaven

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.07.2015 | Gay Voices

What happens when you call the Westboro Baptist Church and ask how to get into heaven? Gay YouTube vlogger Riyadh K set out to answer this question...

Ex-Westboro Members Take Part In Kiss In For Equality In Front Of Infamous Church

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.24.2015 | Gay Voices

We can't believe it, but The Equality House turned two years old this month! The Equality House is a structure that sits in direct opposition to th...

LOOK: Bi Teen Symbolically Comes Out To Dead Mother In Beautiful Way

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.15.2015 | Gay Voices

Few things warm our queer little hearts like stories from the Equality House do, and this one is no different. The Equality House is a home painted...

Former Westboro Member Travels To Jamaica To Document Homeless LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.05.2014 | Gay Voices

In an unlikely turn of events for the Westboro Baptist Church, a former member -- and daughter of the infamous Shirley Phelps -- just made a massive s...

Westboro Baptist Church Got Punked HARD On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 11.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Aw, poor Westboro Baptist Church! The vehemently anti-queer group, which infamously protests the funerals of American soldiers and the concerts of ...

Here's How Schools Teach Kids To Be Prejudiced

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 09.12.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

LOOK: The Huffington Post Greets Westboro Baptist Church With SpongeBob, Sugar And Love

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.11.2014 | Gay Voices

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church who brought their "God Hates The Media Tour" to The Huffington Post offices Wednesday were met by a Yeti, a who...

LOOK: 'God' Just Gave Westboro One Giant Surprise

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.10.2014 | Gay Voices

The Westboro Baptist Church just received another reminder that not everyone in Topeka, Kansas, shares their hatred for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

I Love Westboro Baptist Church and Here's Why You Should Too

Noah Michelson | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Noah Michelson

If Westboro does show up in front of our offices to protest, we'll be ready for them. We're not scared of a handful of sad people with access to school supplies and a few nasty slogans.

Now THIS Is How You Respond To An Ice Bucket Challenge From The Westboro Baptist Church...

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Yesterday, Westboro Baptist Church posted this Vine and tweeted it at the Equality House, the house painted the colors of the rainbow flag that sits a...

LOOK: 'God' Launches Billboard Campaign To Thwart Anti-Gay Church's Efforts

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.19.2014 | Gay Voices

A new campaign aims to counter the Westboro Baptist Church's headline-making, anti-gay efforts in a tongue-in-cheek way. At present, Indiegogo us...

WATCH: This Lesbian Teen Just Took On Westboro In The Most Awesome Way

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Here's a heartwarming cure for the Monday blues! Westboro Baptist Church made headlines last week when the hate group parodied a Panic! At The Disc...

Panic! At The Disco Turns Westboro Baptist Church Protest Into Fundraiser For Love

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion

When Panic! At The Disco heard that Westboro Baptist Church protesters were planning on picketing their concert in Kansas City, Missouri, over the wee...

Now THIS Is How You Respond To The Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Well helloooo, officer! While Westboro Baptist Church was once again busy with a disgusting protest, this time during D.C. Pride last weekend, one ...

What City in Kansas Is Getting LGBT in a Major Way?

Stephanie Mott | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

What city in Kansas has passed three LGBT inclusive ordinances in the last 8 months, put on a nationally recognized TDOR event, has a church that declared support for marriage equality, is getting ready to have a Pride Prom, and is planning a Pride Parade & Picnic for September?

Westboro Baptists Plan Funeral Picket For Kansas Shooting Victims-- But They Won't Go Unchallenged

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

The pain of the Kansas shootings that targeted innocents at Jewish community centers is still fresh, but that only serves as an invitation for the cal...

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...

Why This Gay Activist Will Miss Fred Phelps

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

No one has done more to turn the next generation away from anti-LGBT bias than Fred Phelps. In this sense, he was a monumental failure who achieved the polar opposite of what he set out to accomplish.

10 Amazing Westboro Baptist Church Counter Protests

Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion

With the passing of Wesboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps, reactions are pouring in and range from the vicious to the celebratory to the forgivin...

Westboro Baptist Church Founder 'On Edge Of Death'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

Fred Phelps, the founder of the highly controversial Westboro Baptist Church, which is known for protesting high-profile funerals with signs that read...

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 ...