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Westboro Baptist Church

Find out the latest news about the Westboro Baptist Church, an extremist religious organization helmed by the Phelps family, having been founded by the late antigay minister Fred Phelps. Discover the history of the Westboto Baptist Church, which frequently pickets the funerals of fallen LGBT individuals and military heroes with signs that read ‘God Hates Fags.’ An example of this antigay protest is featured prominently in the play and HBO film ‘The Laramie Project,’ which is based on the events following the murder of gay man Matthew Shepard. Read about Westboro and other organizations that are opponents of LGBT rights.

Says a pastor who has called for the murder and extermination of LGBTQ people.

August 19 2019 9:54 AM

Over 200 came to counter a protest against a gay high school football player in the suburbs of St. Louis.

March 12 2018 2:52 PM

Hornet is countering the groups with a series of billboards around the nation.

June 09 2017 2:53 PM

The Kansas headquarters of the notoriously antigay religious group has been marked as a gymnasium in the new interactive Pokemon Go game. 

July 11 2016 5:51 PM

Equality House is known for its rainbow flag paint job, and now it has a neighbor adorned in the transgender flag.

June 29 2016 8:34 PM
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