The Vatican’s Gay Secrets
Despite headlines about a powerful “gay lobby” within the Vatican, and a new Pope promising reform, the Catholic Church’s gay cardinals, monks, and other clergy inhabit a hidden netherworld. In Rome, the author learns how they navigate the dangerous paradox of their lives.

The Vatican’s Gay Secrets

Despite headlines about a powerful “gay lobby” within the Vatican, and a new Pope promising reform, the Catholic Church’s gay cardinals, monks, and other clergy inhabit a hidden netherworld. In Rome, the author learns how they navigate the dangerous paradox of their lives.

“One wizard is very much like another.”
Out to Lunch with Sir Ian McKellan: The actor discusses life in the closet, coming out, and being Gandalf.
Illustration by Tim Sheaffer

“One wizard is very much like another.”

Out to Lunch with Sir Ian McKellan: The actor discusses life in the closet, coming out, and being Gandalf.

Illustration by Tim Sheaffer