Vatican-Condemned Gay Kiss Photo Series Get Exhibition in New York

two men kiss in front of church altar

photo credit Gonzalo Orquin

From The Huffington Post:

A stunning yet Vatican-condemned photo series featuring same-sex couples in passionate embraces inside Roman Catholic churches will get a new life in New York.

The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art will display Rome-based artist Gonzalo Orquin’s “Si, quiero” photographs in its Wooster Street Window Gallery. In 2013, Orquin had planned to include the photographs in an exhibition titled “Trialogo,” which was scheduled to open at Rome’s Galleria L’Opera.

The photos made international headlines when Vatican reportedly shot down Orquin’s plan, and sent the gallery a notice threatening legal action.

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