Photos: Worlds Collide Outside Obama Speech: Randall Terry, Code Pink, Militant Gays and the 'God Hates Fags' Folks Commune in DC

Outside the Walter Washington Convention Center in our nation's capital, revelers arriving for the annual awards dinner of the Human Rights Campaign, which bills itself as "the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization," were greeted by members of Westboro Baptist Church -- also known as the home to the "God Hates Fags" crowd. Also on hand were members of Code Pink, the radical women's anti-war organization; Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry with a small band of followers and a giant photo of a dismembered fetus; and 100 or so LGBT activists who protested against HRC and Obama for being too passive in the march toward full equality.

all photos (c) 2009 by Adele M. Stan

Greetings, Earthlings (from the "God Hates Fags" crew of the Westboro Baptist Church).



God sure seems to be doin' a lotta hatin'.



Arguing the Bible with the "fag" hater. Think anybody's mind got changed?



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