17th August 2014
US: Pro-gay group counters God Hates Fags church’s plans to picket Robin Williams funeral 14
12:15 PM — A pro-gay group has raised over $40,000 for one of Robin Williams' favourite charities, after the Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to protest his funeral.
12th August 2014
God Hates Fags church to picket Robin Williams funeral 187
6:25 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church have announced they will picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams.
10th August 2014
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
3rd August 2014
Listen: 16-year-old hits back over Westboro Baptist Church’s Panic! at the Disco parody 7
4:29 PM — A 16-year-old Panic! at the Disco fan has hit back at the Westboro Baptist Church for recoding a homophobic cover of one of the band's songs, by creating her own parody.
18th July 2014
US: Westboro Baptist Church releases homophobic Panic! at the Disco parody 5
3:10 PM — Members of the Westboro Baptist Church have released a homophobic parody song of a Panic! at the Disco hit, ahead of a planned picket of the band's upcoming Kansas City concert.
14th June 2014
US: Police officer kisses boyfriend in front of Westboro Baptist Church protest 10
5:09 PM — A police officer has been derided by the Westboro Baptist Church, after sharing a kiss with his boyfriend in front of their protest.
11th June 2014
US: ‘God Hates Fags’ pastor’s granddaughter poses for NOH8 gay rights campaign 10
2:46 PM — Libby Phelps - the granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps - has posed for the NOH8 campaign.
9th June 2014
School with gay Principal organises counter-protest against Westboro Baptist Church picket 4
5:28 PM — Students, teachers and community members organised and attended a counter-protest against the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church of a Columbia High School.
1st June 2014
George Takei releases own ‘Let It Go’ cover in response to ‘God Hates Fags’ church 2
4:07 PM — George Takei has released his own cover of Let It Go, mocking the Westboro Baptist Church.
31st May 2014
‘God Hates Fags’ church releases homophobic Frozen ‘Let It Go’ cover 36
7:42 PM — The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church has released a homophobic cover version of 'Let It Go'.
25th May 2014
US: Topeka, home of ‘God Hates Fags’ church, passes gay equality laws 10
1:44 PM — Topeka, home of the Westboro Baptist Church, has passed equality laws banning anti-gay discrimination.
23rd May 2014
Did Fred Phelps die a man who didn’t ‘hate’ gays? 14
6:59 PM — The infamous founder of the Westboro Baptist Church apparently had a more liberal view on the LGBT community before passing away, claims a family member.
7th May 2014
US: Fred Phelps’ grandson renounces ‘God Hates Fags’ church 16
9:01 PM — Another member of the Phelps-Roper family has renounced the Westboro Baptist Church, labelling it a 'mind trap'.
17th April 2014
Five Westboro Baptist Church members met with 1,500-strong peaceful protest in Massachusetts 5
7:10 PM — Five members of the adamantly anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church were met with over 1,500 peaceful protesters at a university basketball match.
16th April 2014
Two thousand to counter protest ‘God Hates Fags’ church in support of gay basketball player 5
8:03 PM — Over two thousand have said they will protest in support of a gay basketball player at the University of Massachusetts after the Westboro Baptist Church said it would picket him.
28th March 2014
US: Small town vice mayor in big trouble over accidental Fred Phelps endorsement 7
8:17 PM — The Vice Mayor of this Arizona town found himself amid a huge controversy this week, after accidentally endorsing the late founder of the 'God Hates Fags' Westboro Baptist Church.
26th March 2014
Video of news anchor laughing at death of Fred Phelps was really about a pig guarding a marijuana farm 4
3:39 PM — A video which was said to have shown a Russian news anchor laughing as she announced the death of 'God Hates Fags' church founder Fred Phelps, has actually been revealed as fake.
24th March 2014
Louis Theroux: ‘I doubt Fred Phelps was gay, he was just an angry bigot’ 25
6:02 PM — Journalist and broadcaster Louis Theroux has reflected on meeting the late Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps, saying he "doubts" that he was gay.
US: Band sells ‘good riddance’ t-shirts featuing image of Fred Phelps, with profits going to human rights charity 14
3:07 PM — A US-based band has caused controversy by selling t-shirts featuring an image of the late founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, which is famous for its 'God Hates Fags', slogan, along with the words "good riddance".
21st March 2014
As ‘God Hates Fags’ founder Fred Phelps dies, Twitter mistakenly mourns Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps 8
12:30 PM — Do you know the difference between the late long-time homophobe Fred Phelps and US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps? Apparently these Twitter users don't.