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This Civil Rights Lawyer Has Been At Odds With Westboro Baptist Church For Years
Lawyer and LGBTQ rights advocate, Pedro Irigonegaray has consistently battled Fred Phelps in court throughout his career.
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Reese Witherspoon To Produce Film About 'God Hates Fags' Church
The movie will focus on the life story of Megan Phelps-Roper, who left the hate group in 2012.
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Ex-Westboro Member Reveals What Growing Up In Hate Group Was Like
Curtis M. Wong
“If we want change, we have to make the case for it.”
Grace in the Face of Hateful Protest
Author of "Leaving A-Holiness Behind," Host of Homebrewed Cult...
No, there's probably nothing I could have said or done to get those guys to calm down, apologize and march alongside us. But I did have an opportunity to model some real strength and grace to others there by responding without the barbs.
Religious Stereotyping Is Bullying
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Social Justice writer, educator, and speaker
Fortunately, many good people of Phoenix -- Muslim and non-Muslim alike -- intervened against the stereotyping and the bullying perpetrated by Ritzheimer and his malevolent and misguided followers.
Is Mister Rogers in Heaven? Fred Rogers and the Faithfulness of God
Co-author of Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography
In the deepest recesses of his heart, Fred Rogers was an unabashed universalist who believed that God never gives up on any of us exactly because we are all essentially good, valuable, and lovable: God is the Great Appreciator, and we are the greatly appreciated.
Read The FBI's File On 'Radical Extremist' Anti-Gay Pastor Fred Phelps
Ryan J. Reilly
Recently released FBI records on Fred Phelps, the head of the Westboro Baptist Church who died in March, show that the bureau
2014 Was An Unsettling Year, And Religion Played A Starring Role
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
The rise of the so-called Islamic State, variously known as ISIS or ISIL, dominated headlines in 2014 as a self-proclaimed
Christmas According to the Westboro Baptist Church
Susan Kraus, MSW, LSCSW
The Westboro Baptist Church expresses their beliefs through parodies of traditional carols or holiday songs. For its members, Christmas is simply one more example of pagan inspired idolatry, completely lacking in Biblical basis.
Meet The Westboro Member Who Calls HuffPost Gay Voices Editor Her 'Best Friend'
"I bought him a shirt, actually, in case he wanted one. Do you think he's a small?" NEW YORK -- Four members of the Westboro
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
QueerView June 20: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories
Cyprus Celebrates First Pride, LGBT Community Is Still 'Not Very Vibrant' NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' Orthodox Christian
Desecrating Dr. Maya Angelou's Funeral
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
When news circulated that the notorious Westboro Baptist Church was planning to protest the "home-going" service of our nation's most beloved citizen, poet, author, civil-rights activist, and sister sage to us all, Dr. Maya Angelou, there was a collective gasp of disbelief.
Nate Phelps, Son of Westboro Baptist Church Founder, Details Abuse In New Documentary 'Not My Father's Son' (VIDEO)
The filmmakers hope to provide hope to others growing up in abusive environments, particularly as people abused as children
Not My Father's Son
Co-Founder of the Alberta Secular Conference ; member of the b...
Although I can't control all of it, after working with Brad, Terrie and their talented team this last year, I can make this commitment: This investment will not return empty. We will change hearts and minds. We will save lives.
Fred Phelps May Have Had A Change Of Heart Toward Gays, Relative Says
Specifically, on the day that he was excommunicated, he stood outside of the front door of the church (but not within anyone's
Zach Phelps-Roper Leaves Westboro Baptist Church: Fred Phelps' Grandson Joins Three Ex-WBC Siblings
"I would like to show them a different way of approaching people: indefinitely plenteous and unconditional empathy," he added
Being Gay Is a Religious Right
Author, Producer, and Co-Founder, I AM Love Campaign
Living from a place of fully loving every part of yourself, especially when confronted head-on with the haters, is not only the path to a deep spiritual awakening; it is exactly what Jesus faced on His own prophesied path.
Westboro Baptist Church: They're Baaaaack!
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Social Justice writer, educator, and speaker
Phelps and family, in their own distorted way, continue the centuries-old linkage of the many clear and stunning connections
How I Went Undercover Inside Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church
Interdisciplinary creative; words, pixels, pigments. Activist,...
As you would expect, he was a braggart, but he mainly wanted to demonstrate to us what an efficient operation he led. Like a company marketeer, he proudly walked us around, Vanna Whiteing the number of printers and fax machines.
Friday Talking Points -- Democrats Unveil 2014 Strategy
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
House Republicans now say it's just too late to pass an extension of unemployment benefits. This, after they spent time this week trying to strip President Obama of the power to create national monuments. Way to prioritize, guys...
Ed Farrell, Arizona Vice Mayor, Shamed For Praising Fred Phelps After Being Confused By Satirical Article
“I had no idea who this Phelps guy was, I had no idea about the publication the Onion,” Farrell told the Monitor in a phone
Bringing Mercy and Peace in the Face of Hatred
Minister in the United Church of Christ, Living Historian & Cu...
We may never see the results of our work but maybe, just maybe, that one small word or that one small gesture will save someone.
Let Your Light Shine
Author, Producer, and Founder I AM Love Campaign
Life is one big roller coaster ride of personal choices from exhilarating joy to frightening turns and can ultimately be the main
traction for dealing with the Self.
What I Want My Obituary To Say
Josh Misner, Ph.D.
Communication & leadership professor, mindfulness researcher, ...
Live your life's story by writing it through the actions by which you want to be remembered.
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