Defector From Anti-Gay Church Struggles With Her Past

Jenny Deam of the Los Angeles Times profiles Libby Phelps, a defector from Westboro Baptist Church. “Now 30, she lives in Lawrence, Kan., about 20 miles from her childhood home. She has new friends, a new family, a new world. But she misses her parents,” Deam writes. “…Libby isn’t sure what she believes anymore. She no longer hates homosexuality, but her journey is far from complete: ‘Everyone thinks when you leave you do this 180. It doesn’t work that way.’”

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