Westboro Baptist Church sign
July 23rd, 2018

When’s the last time you heard from the church of “God Hates Fags”? It’s probably been a while, and there’s a good reason for that. Everyone’s favorite extremist hate-mongers have been relatively dormant in recent years. So what happened? Continue reading

A sign promoting Pokemon outside a church
July 25th, 2016

If you own a smartphone, watch the news, or are active on social media, then you have undoubtedly heard about the new craze that’s sweeping the nation: Pokémon Go. The popular franchise’s latest release takes the form of an augmented-reality … Continue reading

hate, picket, Christian
March 4th, 2013

Many, if not most, ministers ordained online are familiar with the saga of Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), the Kansas-based religious organization which pickets the funerals of dead soldiers and homosexuals with signs that say things like “God Hates Fags,” “God … Continue reading

words associated with abuse pasted together
October 11th, 2012

Did you or someone you know grow up in an ultra-strict religious community? You may have felt weighed down, abused, or even afraid for your safety. Recently on Huffington Post Live, Nate Phelps told the story how he escaped from … Continue reading