A former member of the Westboro Baptist Church who recently published a book about leaving the hate-mongering group has also revealed that founder Fred Phelps's anti-gay ideology may have spawned from a gay experience. Lauren Drain, 27, was a member of the Topeka, Kan., congregation until she Author: Cavan Sieczkowski.
TOPEKA, KS—Fred Phelps Sr., the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church and the man who is widely credited with forever ending the gay rights movement in America, died today at age 84.
Mar 21, 2014 · TOPEKA, Kan. — The Rev. Fred Phelps, the virulently antigay preacher who drew wide, scornful attention for staging demonstrations at military funerals as a Author: Michael Paulson.
Jul 17, 2019 · Did Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps change his mind about LGBTQ people before he died? And did it get him ex-communicated by the Author: Bil Browning.
May 23, 2014 · Pastor Fred Phelps, the infamous founder of the intolerant, quasi-religious Westboro Baptist Church, apparently had a change of heart before his death. On Thursday, Planting Peace, an anti-bullying, equal rights group that founded the Equality House Author: Cavan Sieczkowski.