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Art exhibit of kinky nuns, tattooed Christ, sparks protests in Spain

Catholics and conservatives have denounced as blasphemous two recent exhibitions in Madrid featuring kinky nuns in lingerie and tattooed and near-naked Christs. Catholic group AES called a demonstration for Friday evening outside the Fresh Gallery in Madrid against its latest exhibition: “Obscenity”, a collection of photographs by Canadian artist Bruce…

Spaniards to launch gay retirement homes

Spanish gays and lesbians are uniting to build Spain’s first homosexual retirement residence, driven away from traditional homes by prejudices that linger since the decades of dictatorship. Gays who say they must return to the closet at risk of being isolated and insulted when they enter a care home have…