Tag: Westboro Baptist Church

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 […]

Lauren Drain, the daughter of Westboro Baptist Church PR man, Steve Drain, has a new book out called Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church, about her 7 years or so living among the members of the Westboro Baptist Church. In the Inside Edition video above, she recounts the moment when she realized […]

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 […]