TIME: Meet the Man Putting Rainbow Festivus Poles Across America

Archbishop Chaz StevensNews

From left, siblings Kelli, Caitlynn, and Kerri Ray walk near a "Festivus Pole" supporting gay rights that they helped their father, Robert Ray, put up on Dec. 21, 2015, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Ted S. Warren—AP
DECEMBER 23, 2015 4:46 PM EST

Aman is erecting rainbow Festivus poles at state capitols across the U.S. and it’s all part of a (semi) organized plan to needle conservative America.

“We decided just to troll the living [explicative] out of America,” Chaz Stevens, the leader of the movement, told TIME.

From a base in south Florida, Chaz Stevens, thumbs his proverbial nose at religiosity through ridicule and mockery, in recent years often by displaying Festivus poles in public spaces to protest religious symbols on display during the holidays.

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Archbishop Chaz Stevens, Mount Jab Church

About The Author

Archbishop Chaz Stevens, of Mount Jab Church, is an American entrepreneur, journalist, and well-known human rights and constitutional activist, focusing on the separation of church and state.

Stevens, a former Fortune 500 technology developer, is also CEO of ESAD Int'l, a global organization that provides emotional support animal-related services.

For nearly the last two decades, Stevens has been prominently featured on countess worldwide media outlets.

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