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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 ...

Bisexual Musician Protests Westboro By Masturbating On Its Lawn

Posted 10.03.2013 | Gay Voices

The Westboro Baptist Church's Kansas compound recently became the setting for a porn flick filmed by a bisexual punk musician. Yes, really. Gawker...

Westboro Fails Yet Again, Manages To Spark Huge Pro-LGBT Rally

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

In what has become something of a regular occurrence, a small protest attempt by anti-gay extremists of the Westboro Baptist Church on Monday succeede...

Surprising Westboro Twist Revealed

Upworthy | Joseph Lamour | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Libby Phelps Alvarez is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, founder of Westboro Baptist Church, the infamous hate-preaching church. ...

SCOTUS, DOMA and Prop 8: Where Do We Go From Here?

Stephanie Mott | Posted 09.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

However, there is nothing in that truth that diminishes the other truth. Prop 8 is gone. Section three of DOMA is gone. What does that mean to me? It means hope.

Westboro May Have Met Their Match... And She's 5 Years Old

Upworthy | Terrell W. Orr | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

A dollar is pretty pricey for a glass of lemonade, but I would give $20 to this little girl just for having this idea....

College Students To Westboro Baptist Church: 'Leave Us The Hell Alone'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

University of Central Florida students plan to protest the Westboro Baptist Church's upcoming visit to the college later this month, according to Knig...

Arrested Development Could Really Teach Politicians A Thing Or Two

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Arrested Development makes its long-awaited return on Sunday when season four premieres on Netflix. While the first three seasons are obviously ful...

'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...

WATCH: Kansas LGBT Community And Allies Rally Against Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents and allies in Topeka, Kansas, recently took to the streets to protest against the W...