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How Should Comedians Respond To Hate Speech?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.15.2016 | Comedy

“Can we take a joke?” is a valid cultural question right now. A new documentary of the same name takes a close look at the intersection between br...

Westboro Members Now Live Next To House Painted Colors Of Transgender Flag

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.27.2016 | Queer Voices

The Equality House, the rainbow-colored house across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, just expanded its compound -- with...

Westboro's Protest Of A School's Gender-Neutral Restroom Turns Violent

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.22.2016 | Queer Voices

A Los Angeles high school was the scene of a violent brawl between students and members of a group known for its vehemently anti-LGBT views. On Tuesd...

These Students Combated Westboro In An Incredible Way

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.21.2016 | Queer Voices

When the Westboro Baptist Church arrived on their campus on March 21, students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C., chose to ...

The Surprising Reason Why Westboro Won't Support Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.07.2016 | Queer Voices

Could even Donald Trump's views be too outlandish for the Westboro Baptist Church? Lee Ann Phelps, who is the daughter-in-law of Westboro founder Fred...

Westboro Baptist Just Messed With The Wrong Group Of Students

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A crowd of high school students drove Westboro Baptist Church protestors away from their school in Kansas City, Missouri last week where the hate grou...

Dumbledore And Gandalf Wed In Front Of Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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?