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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-01-10 08:32 AM
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3rd Annual Million Fag March in Topeka, KS is coming up!


The Million "Fag" March is an annual event held at Gage Park in Topeka, KS near the home of Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church. The March is designed to protest the antics of Phelps and his church, who have become a symbol for the homophobia that remains throughout the United States.

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The main goal of the MFM is to turn the tables, using the very same rights and laws the members of the WBC use to shield themselves. However, the March sends out an opposing message of peace and acceptance for all people. We believe that ignoring a problem will not make it go away, and that we must take advantage of the rights our country gives us to speak up when we see wrong-doing in our communities, cities, and the U.S. as a whole.

Each year brings hundreds of people. The crowd is an extremely diverse mix of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious (and non-religious) affiliation, and political viewpoint that drew national media attention. As we stress the use of peaceful and lawful demonstration, we are able to hold a meaningful event without any negative incident. In fact, the March tends to be as much about fun and friendship as it is about the WBC. One might even call the MFM "family friendly."

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