I read a commentary in the local paper once that postulated that Fred Phelp is actually a gay man in deep, deep denial. His self-hatred drives him to do the things he does.
The cure, it was postulated, is for him to settle down with a nice boyfriend. ^_^ Now there's a RPSF project for you. Healing buttsex!
-raisedbymoogles is wise in the ways of Slash.
Context still illegal in Tennessee: http://community.livejournal.com/metaquotes/5250374.html?nc=42&style=mine