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Fred Phelps' Grandson Abandons Westboro Baptist Church

Zach Phelps-Roger, the 23-year-old grandson of Fred Phelps, has joined three of his ten siblings and abandoned the Westboro Baptist Church hate group. 

Zach escaped the compound on February 20 with the help of some cousins. He's been adjusting to the real world outside the hate group's walls, but pleasantly admits that he already has been "taken aback" by the kindness of the gay people he's encountered so far. 

"After I left the church I met some homosexual men who were very kind to me, and I was taken aback," Zach told the Topeka Capital-Journal. 

"I met this guy at Olive Garden one night with my sister and he offered to pay for my entire dinner and I was so taken aback… I was like, 'I don’t know what to say,' so I said, 'No, no, let me do that, I’ll just pay for that, I’ve got it.'"

"It was so funny because the very next day I saw him… I went out for a very moderate drinking [session] with my friends and family and … he just came up to me and just kindly got me one of these fruity kind of drinks that I like and he just said 'Here you go man,' and just walked off – he didn’t even expect a thank you."

How long until the six remaining siblings abandon Westboro as well?

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"he just came up to me and just kindly got me one of these fruity kind of drinks that I like and he just said 'Here you go man,' and just walked off – he didn’t even expect a thank you."

So...did you put out?

Isn't his last name "Phelps-Roper"?

Tai.  I hate to be the one to tell you this, but, well, we are gay.  I really hope I'm not outing you to yourself, but it is true.
 

does it not bother anyone that even our LGBT MAG. writers still refer to us as "gays???"

No.  Only a daft twat would be bothered.  Are we not gay?  And is the plural for gay not gays?  When did being called what you are become an insult?

Edna : Yes, words are useless! Gobble-gobble-gobble-gobble-gobble! Too much of it, darling, too much!

Sheesh...even in my old activist days, we didn't get so hung up. Go find a couple of old issues of Ten Percent magazine and you just might be a bit shocked at the words you read.

WTF?  Are we not gay?  Is the plural of the word "gay" something other than "gays"?

This PC shit is getting ridiculous!

Agreed.

Where in this article did he call us "gays"?   Stop fishing, Tai.

Who thought it would go otherwise; some will die bitter.

Love will eventually win out. Otherwise, they will have a bitter, cold, unloved and lonely death.

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