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Trans activist's cathedral funeral branded 'sacrilegious' by New York archdiocese

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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The New York archdiocese has denounced the funeral of transgender activist Cecilia Gentili as “sacrilegious.” Gentili’s funeral took place at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City last week (15 February), complete with a performance from Pose star Billy Porter, after the author and actress tragically passed away earlier this month, aged 52. Her death sparked overwhelming tributes from the LGBTQ+ community and activists, who described her as an “unapologetic” example of trans joy. Footage from the funeral showed a huge crowd of LGBTQ+ supporters honouring Gentili’s legacy of activism...

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