The co-founder of the Satanic Temple said that he would “not be surprised” if over half of the group’s members identify as LGBTQ because of its “radically-inclusive space.” “We don’t have strict separations or definitions of our gay membership, our trans membership, or anybody else,” Lucien Greaves said in an article for Vice published on Monday. Still, Greaves offered that “he wouldn’t be surprised if more than half identify as such.” Vice described the Satanic Temple

as a “platform for LGBTQ members to celebrate their identities,” and suggested that they are drawn by the “radically-inclusive space for people who identify in all sorts of ways.” Greaves explained in previous interviews that the Satanic Temple’s members do not believe in Satan and God as literal beings, but view Satan as a “metaphorical construct” of rebellion. READ MORE