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Community Steps Up To Support First Bisexual Rose Parade Queen After She's Targeted By Westboro Baptist Church
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The Pasadena Tournament of Roses announced Louise Deser Siskel in December as the Rose Queen in a groundbreaking decision in the organization's history.

The 18-year-old Jewish student is the first openly bisexual to be honored as a member and queen of the royal court.

But not everyone embraced the news. On Monday, five members of the reviled Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), a congregation deemed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, staged a protest at Sequoyah High School where Siskel attends.

They carried signs that said "God H8s Sin & Sinner," and "God Hates Proud Sinners."

The Topeka, Kansas-based anti-gay group issued a statement spewing their vile opposition and slammed the faculty members for teaching "doctrines of lies".

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