Why I didn’t ignore them.

It's a fair question, and one I've wrestled with a lot, as you know if you've been reading. I found myself articulating it pretty well to a friend who's keeping me honest about my motives. What I said, in part, was this: I do think that ignoring the Westboro Baptist Church is the best approach.… Continue reading Why I didn’t ignore them.

Love is louder (and a lot more fun) than hate.

I was not as silent as I thought I'd be. I really tried, but it was just too much fun to sing happy songs and laugh along with the clowns (who insisted they weren't the biggest circus in town). The ignoring-them idea is good in theory, but would only work if everyone does it; as… Continue reading Love is louder (and a lot more fun) than hate.