Pope Francis Says Gay Priests Shouldn’t Join Clergy

In his new book, Pope Francis wrote he was “concerned” that being gay is now a “fashion” and contended that gay priests and nuns shouldn’t join the clergy, reported Channel News Asia.“The issue of homosexua...

Pope Francis comforts gay man

Pope Francis is receiving plaudits for his recent comments regarding LGBTQ dignity. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the current pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, is widely regarded as a liberalizing presence within ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 8

1. The National Center for Transgender Equality released a landmark survey of 28,000 respondents on Thursday showing that almost 60 percent of trans people have avoided using public restrooms for fear of confro...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 4

1. Pope Francis said on Sunday that LGBT people should be treated with respect but that teaching gender theory is unacceptable “indoctrination” of young people.2. Rolling Stone explains how exclusion from t...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 3

1. “Proud to marry Brian and Joe at my house. Couldn’t be happier, two longtime White House staffers, two great guys.” Vice President Joe Biden presided over his first wedding ceremony Monday.2. “We are liv...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 27

1. Pope Francis said on Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from gay people for the way they have treated them.2. A survivor of the Orlando shooting attended the NYC...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 8

1. Pope Francis released an eagerly anticipated document of his views on family life on Friday and it was kind of a downer. He upheld the Catholic church's teaching that marriage is only between a man and a wom...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 5

1. “I want the Church and my community to know who I am: a gay priest who is happy, and proud of his identity. I’m prepared to pay the consequences, but it’s time the Church opened its eyes, and realized that o...