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Rains On Family's Parade

Priest Bans Trans Politico From Being Bridesmaid

The Catholic Church flexed its anti-trans muscle this week when it banned trans politico Vladimir Luxuria from being a bridesmaid at her cousin’s wedding:

[Luxuria] said she had been asked by her cousin to be the bridesmaid at her Catholic wedding, to be held at an ancient sanctuary in Foggia, southern Italy.

But Father Francesco, the sanctuary’s pastor, told Reuters the request was rejected because Luxuria, a former drag queen and defender of gay rights, “does not believe in family values, even from a political point of view”.

“His personal choices are another matter, I have already explained this to him,” the priest said by phone on Wednesday.

Luxuria’s Communist Refoundation party called the ban “illegal and racist”.

Well, it’s not exactly racist, but it’s just as discriminatory. And evil. Or, as Luxuria’s party says, “Once again, the Church shows its discriminatory and fundamentalist face.”

On:           Nov 7, 2007
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    • Jon

      Typical Catholic douchebag mentality.

      Nov 7, 2007 at 5:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rt. Rev. Dr. RES

      The priest counts chromosomes and probably has no interest in sex organs of anyone beyond puberty.

      The priest also believes that communism was good for Christ and the Early Church but Mussolini-style fascism is better for the Chiesa Catolica Romana in Roma.

      Nov 7, 2007 at 7:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jerry pritikin

      I was denied being the best man at a church wedding because I was Jewish, and that was in San francisco!

      Nov 8, 2007 at 7:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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