Mallorca Gay Men's Chorus Dress as Nuns

Country: Spain

Date of incident: January 18, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith / Morals

Area of case: Governmental

Mallorca Gay Men's Chorus dressed as nuns in a concert for the celebration of St. Sebastian, patron saint of Palma de Mallorca.

Two Catholic organizations, lIstituto di politica familiare and Mas Libres, have criticized this governmentally-approved action as inappropriate and one that illustrates "scorn and derision" which insults sincerely-held religious feelings. Source: Corrispondenza Romana