Tag: WBC

A really eye-opening article from The LA Times about how former-WBC member Libby Phelps, grand-daughter of WBC-founder Fred Phelps, is adjusting to daily life after leaving the church a few years back. She struggles with her past and her excommunication from her family and often thinks about reaching out to the families of those she […]


A Florida man named Aaron Jackson has bought a house across the street from Westboro Baptist Church HQ in Kansas and has turned it into an LGBT center. The house, appropriately named Equality House┬áhas already been painted in gloriously bright rainbow colors. Located directly across from the Westboro Baptist Church, the House is a symbol […]

In an amazing post over on Medium, Jeff Chu, an editor at Fast Company, writes about the story of how one of Westboro Baptist Church’s most prominent members and active social media crusaders, Megan Phelps-Roper, has left the church she so adamantly supported since her childhood. The 180-degree turnaround is eye-opening as it’s one of […]

This is the 2nd documentary I’ve watch about the Westboro Baptist Church today (the previous one coming from VICE) and I just don’t get it. What drives these people to be so inhumane, so robotic, so unloving, and so delusional about the faith that they swear their entire existence by. I’ll echo the BBC’s Louis […]

I’m telling you, VICE is doing some of the best reporting out there by any media company. This intimate and in-depth 2-part interview speaks to Steve Drain, the Westboro Baptist Church’s main PR man, and to a couple who left the WBC and gets the low-down on what drives this “church” to hate. It’s long, […]