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Italy’s New Minister for Family Says Gay Families ‘Don’t Exist’

06/05/2018 | Pink News

Italy’s new Families minister has insisted that gay families ‘don’t exist’ legally in the country. Lorenzo Fontana was been named Italy’s new Minister for Family and Disability in the new cabinet appointed as part of the coalition between right-wing Lega Nord and populist Five Star Movement. The politician, a Lega member with a consistent history of opposing LGBT rights, has come under scrutiny after his appointment to the post. In a tense interview with Italian-language newspaper Corriere della Sera, he denied making homophobic comments, saying he was not “against gays.”


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