Church of England bishop comes out as gay

The Bishop of Grantham has become the first Anglican bishop to declare publicly he is in a gay relationship.

Church of England

The Right Rev Nicholas Chamberlain said in an interview with the Guardian on Friday that his sexuality was no secret and was known by both his senior suffragan bishop and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby when he was appointed last November. He told the paper he had not intended to speak out but was forced to when a Sunday newspaper threatened to expose him.

- Advertisement -

Read more