Vatican fires gay priest on eve of synod

Oct 3, 2015

Vatican fires gay priest on eve of synod

The Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world’s bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families. The Vatican took action after Krzysztof Charamsa, a mid-level ...

Brosnan asks why not a black or gay 007?

Aug 26, 2015

Brosnan asks why not a black or gay 007?

The next James Bond could be black or gay, argues 007 veteran Pierce Brosnan. “Sure. Why not?” the Irish star was quoted as telling men’s magazine Details when asked if he could picture a gay Bond. Brosnan said he doubted Bond producer Barbara Broccoli ...

Feb 20, 2015

Officials pull plug on teacher survey about LGBT students

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Education Bureau has halted an independent survey of how junior high and high schools cater to sexual minorities, citing problems with some of the questions. The organizers, a group calling itself Respect Life: White Ribbon Campaign, mailed questionnaires to staff ...