The teacher, who was fired for alleged 'immoral behavior,' plans to appeal.
One French paper said the pontiff turned away the candidate but said it was "nothing personal."
The latest attack on Tatchell sprang from a surprising quarter: the trans community.
The video asks Irish citizens to 'bring your family with you' to the polls on May 22, when the country hosts the world's first national referendum on marriage equality.
The decision follows appeal of Libyan gay man to his arrest, deportation, and reentry denial.
The U.S. territory's top legal official wants same-sex couples to receive marriage licenses, but the governor says the matter should be put to a vote.
Brazil's burgeoning evangelical movement is on a fast track to power, with a decidedly antigay mission.