UGLE modifies its policy regarding transgender people

Freemasons could break all-male rule by allowing women in…if they joined as man
Freemasons in Scotland are looking to follow their counterparts in England.
Freemasons in Scotland are to consider allowing women members for the first time – as long as they were men when they joined.
The secretive society have been male-only for centuries – but the Grand Lodge could be set to change their rules following similar moves south of the Border.
The United Grand Lodge of England haveissued guidance to their 200,000 members that “a Freemason who after initiation ceases to be a man does not cease to be a Freemason”.

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Freemasons in Scotland are looking to follow their counterparts in England.

UGLE commemorates 300 years

More than 4,000 brethren from all over the world descended on London’s Royal Albert Hall for the Tercentenary celebration and the audience included Masons from 136 grand lodges around the globe. The evening included dramatic a presentation that portrayed UGLE history and heritage, and how central both Freemasons and Freemasonry have been to Western history. The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra provided the musical accompaniment against the backdrop of a colossal 55ft gold Square and Compasses and dramatic light show incorporating the All Seeing Eye.

Lancaster Lodge [Portugal] receives visitors

We had a wonderful week in Portugal visiting Lancaster Lodge and their Ladies Festival. Its magical what sunshine, friends, and wine can do. Here areLancasterLodge the pictures from the Ladies Evening, we had a lot of fun. Via Bob Summers.

Lancaster Lodge is an English Lodge meeting in Portugal and is under the Jurisdiction of the United Grand Lodge of England [UGLE]