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Westboro Gang Forced To Watch Same-Sex Marriage

equality houseHave you ever imagined Fred Phelps quoting Judy Garland’s classic line “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore?” That’s likely what he and his fellow  non-friends-of-Dorothy folks at the Westboro Baptist Church will be uttering under their foul breaths Saturday when Kimberly Kidwell and Katie Short tie the wedding knot directly across the street. Or, considering their past antics, maybe they won’t. Regardless, Kidwell and Short, who hail from Little Rock, Arkansas, chose the front lawn of the colorful “equality house” in Topeka, Kansas to exchange their nuptials due, no doubt, to it being located in such close proximity to headquarters for the antigay, ahem, church. In a month when the Supreme Court will rule on whether to legalize marriage equality, Saturday’s wedding will mark the first for the rainbow-hued nonprofit.

According to a statement released by Planting Peace, which owns the property, “Several organizations and businesses in the greater Topeka area have rallied around this event, generously donating time, money, and resources in order to make this ceremony possible. We at the Equality House believe our fight to end discrimination and injustice means emphasizing the love and happiness of people like Kimberly and Katie.”

The only good news for the Phelps family is they won’t have far to carry their picket signs.

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  • Dakotahgeo

    ROFL!!! GOOD for you, Peace/Equality House!!! I can’t wait to visit you soon! Absolute best wishes to you and your endeavors.
    Dakotahgeo, M.Div. Pastor/Chaplain

  • Dakotahgeo

    @Dakotahgeo: AND to the happy couple!!!

  • ttt

    The abomination will take place outside (without) the Church. Homosexuals will forever be outside (without the gates of the Church and of the City of God): Rev 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
    Rev 22:15 For ‘without’ are dogs…

  • Dakotahgeo

    @ttt: Oh dear… somebody left the door ajar and a shaggy pooch dirtied the rug and furniture. Shoo, Spot…schoo!!! Go find some other irreligious alley to smell up!

  • MickeyP.

    @ttt: Honey,I’d rather be on the outside of a hateful church ,then inside with haters,bigots and the REAL people who will go to hell! Your Jesus was about love,right? Then why do certain “christians” practice so much hate? I challenge ANY bible thumper to show me,in the bible,where GOD mentions MARRIAGE. Hell,Jesus hung out with prostitutes,Thieves,etc. Why? Because he loved everybody! Imagine that! He never said he’d only love straight people,he loves ALL people. And the bible,as we all know,was written by man with all MAN’S opinions. The word of God? Hardly! It’s the thoughts of men in order to control others! Get it right,for once!

  • randalaw

    @ttt: To ttt–You just keep thinking that, Sunshine, if it makes you feel better. God will judge will judge us all and will judge you pretty harshly for your hate and your attitude of superiority. I cannot count for you the number of LGBT men and women who are devoted servants of God and whose various ministries, both vocational and voluntary, have been blessed beyond the fondest dreams of humankind. Don’t ever be so bold and arrogant as to tell God who can be used for the work of the kingdom. God will surprise you every single time.

  • Dakotahgeo

    @randalaw: AMEN, randalaw! You’ve hit the nail on the head!ditty for you: “Some Christians are so heavenly-minded, they’re no earthly good!” ttt is a perfect example! Kudos, friend!

  • Dakotahgeo

    @randalaw: “…ditty for you:” Should be, I have a little ditty for you:

  • Jack


    take your filthy christian views elsewhere…. Your religion is fake… it was adapted from other religions much older than yours…. even your christian bible has passages that have long accepted homosexuality one prime example is the story of david and jonathan. you are an ignorant fool!!! Its obvious your parents have done a very bad job at raising you! both you and they need to have your pants pulled down and your asses paddled till you’re all 3 crying like little babies!!

    Im really sick of religious idiots in the name of their religion mainly christianity condemning others who do not follow their crappy belief system!!! christianity is a filthy perverted religion based on fear and hate. It’s the most disgusting perversion of man kind I have ever seen!!! I did something good a long time ago.. I took my bible and tossed it in the trash can where it belongs!!!!

    Far as I’m concerned Religion is much like a large penis…. its fine to have some are proud of it but no one wants it forced down their throat…. If I wanted to hear about church or your christian faith I would attend your church! Since I don’t go to church I don’t want it forced up on me. now thats Opinion of your christianity!!!

  • Harley

    @ttt: Jesus hung out with 12 men, a prostitute (not really a prostitute), and lepers cast out from society (think AIDS patients). He was more like us then you. Put that in you black kettle and stew on that awhile.

  • jmps

    @ttt: Are you for real or just ironic?

  • Hillers


    Jesus is a biscuit!
    Let him sop you up!
    Jesus is a biscuit!
    Let him sop you up!
    Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaha ha ha haaa! Waaaaaaaaaaaaa ha haaa ha haaaaa!

  • darkmoonman

    @ttt: Be gone before somebody drops a house on you too.

  • Charli Girl

    Oh my my my…I was JUST THERE!!! And didn’t have a clue that house was there,now why was I thinking Tacoma? Ugh,wish I would’ve known ,W.B C would’ve LOVED TO MEET ME!!!!

  • fredhotman

    That Rainbow house shines like holly water to the devils across the road the Westboro Baptist Church. It must be a pain to see this everyday.
    Those “Baptist” are but another cult that does not believe in God in the first place except in their own foul credo.
    As for the couple that will have their nuptial in that beaut “Rainbow House” good luck, may your future be blessed as you wish. Congratulation from Australia.

  • Dakotahgeo

    @Charli Girl: You bring the matches, I’ll bring the torches, lolol. The WBC will never know what hit them! ;-)

  • DarkZephyr

    @ttt: None of us want to be inside your particular church anyway.

  • Charli Girl

    Geez,I wouldn’t do that,but I would’ve gone over to introduce my self,as I’m always taken as a str8 gal,I would’ve liked to seen their faces as they would’ve been so nice until I gave them the news!!! Lmao!
    You gotta feel sorry for them in some ways,bc they literally “drank the Kool-Aid”
    They are so irate,angry and full of hate and have no idea how many gay kids and adults are turned away from “true Christianity” …Hmmm… Wouldn’t want to be in their shoes when they get to the pearly gates and their names are on the “#### list” for being responsible for so many “lost souls”

    The push continues….

  • Dakotahgeo

    @Charli Girl: I’ve got to agree with you in most parts, but I’ve seen and met those doozies at Denominational Conventions and they are totally disgusting. Rumor has it that the old man Phreddie is not doing so hot, and all sons and daughters except Shirley Phelps-Roper, have left the church so the numbers are dwindling rapidly for the cult. No, matches and torches are out. They can bring their marshmallows and wienies to their final destination… they’ll have plenty of fire.

  • OutMaturity

    I am so happy for them both and what an impact there planning to get married right at the “door” of Westboro may make!

    Congrats to them both!


  • Charli Girl

    I’m glad I haven’t had the pleasure,I just hate getting into trouble and that’s exactly where I’d end up :-) . I’d definitely shoot my mouth off and I’m pretty good at it and folks like that can’t go toe to toe with someone like me.
    Sorry you had to meet and endure such vile people my friend. Next time just blow em a kiss and wave hi. Lol

  • Dakotahgeo

    @Charli Girl: Heh heh heh… thank you, dear friend! I’m one of those militant out gay Progressives and you “know” how we are, lolol.

  • Charli Girl

    ME TOOOOOO!!! Aint it fabulous? lol Come to think of it Ive always been REALLY REALLY OUT! Why should all the heteros have all the fun and glory???? We are fabulous folks,yes we are !!!! Hope you have a gr8 weekend friend!!!!

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