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'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Sunday, 13 July 2008

Italy, a lovely country, but ...

An Italian court has had to overturn a Government decision to force someone to re-take a driving test because he is gay, claiming that he suffered from a "sexual identity disturbance". The court has also ordered the government to pay Danilo Giuffrida €100,000 compensatory damages for its "evident sexual discrimination" and the damage caused to his constitutional rights as homosexuality could not be considered a "mental illness".
(thru Jae at Dreaming of Chong Nonsi)

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