Courtesy of Leanne McConnell hide caption. Traditionally, new members had to be nominated by a Freemason but these days not everyone knows a Freemason and, if you are a man of good character who meets our criteria, we will find a nominator to introduce you. I agree with Adam. Alexandre Kappaun 4 years ago. Don't Tell Me! Hidden categories: Many Lodges do but some of our older regional buildings cannot easily be adapted.
Proportionately there are no more gay people in this World today than there were 50, 75, or years ago, the only difference is that gay people now live in a society where they no longer have to hide who they are.
All we want to do is show the world what Freemasonry is about. No, you can speak openly about being a Freemason but there are certain aspects of the meetings which you will be asked to keep confidential. We have nothing illegal or undesirable to hide.
Another set of theories has to do with Freemasonry and religion, particularly that Freemasonry deals with "the occult".