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Libby Phelps, the granddaughter of Fred Phelps posed for a NOH8 Campaign photo – and so did Fred’s newborn great-grandson, Paxton.
Stalwart people of all persuasions will gather to stand between the mourners and the Westboros. That’s what we have to do now. Like an umbrella when it rains.
Several months before he died, Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps had a massive change of heart, and grew to accept gay people, according to his grandson, Zach Phelps.
“After I left the church I met some homosexual men who were very kind to me, and I was taken aback.” – Zach Phelps-Roper
1500 UMASS students out-protested 5 members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, by mocking them. The WBC was protesting Derrick Gordon, and the students weren’t having it.
The Westboro Baptist Church thought Moore, Oklahoma would be a good place to spread their messages of hate yesterday, but they were wrong.
Photos: Kansas counter-protesters greeted the first Westboro protest since the death of founder Fred Phelps with a banner offering condolences on their loss.
“When you build a group around the personality and politics of a single leader, it’s sometimes difficult to keep that group alive when that leader dies.” – Mark Potok, The Southern Poverty Law Center
The death of one of the most hate-filled anti-gay men in America should stand to usher in a new season of equality and fairness, and hopefully, a gentler time for all.
Fred Phelps, reportedly on his deathbed, likely won’t have a funeral for anyone to protest.
Fred Phelps being on the “edge of death” is not hard to understand, but how could the founder of a church be excommunicated? Here’s some intriguing insight.
Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church — which uses the term “God Hates Fags” — “is now on the edge of death.”
Thousands of students from the University of Missouri came out in the cold Saturday in a show of support for gay football player, Michael Sam against the Westboro Baptist Church.
In honor of Transgender Day Of Remembrance, Equality House — the house literally across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church — repainted their home with the colors of the transgender flag.
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