January 3, 2013

Thank You Westboro Baptist Church!

Paul Raushenbush, Huffington Post

Nothing gets people more riled up, on and offline, than a small church comprised largely of one family that calls itself the Westboro Baptist Church.

I first heard of the church when I saw The Laramie Project on stage about 12 years ago. The theatre performace is a moving portrayal of Laramie's reaction to the murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man who was beaten, tied to a post and left to die in a field near Laramie, Wyoming.

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