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November 23, 2012

At the funeral in Rome, Italy, the mother of the 15-year-old boy who hanged himself says that 'the only pink was that of his sensibility'

The mother of the 15-year-old boy who hanged himself after having been bullied on Facebook and at school in Rome, Italy, has denied he was gay.

'If he had been gay, he would have told me,' she said. 'The only pink was that of his sensibility. My son has been crucified like Jesus.’

At the funeral in Rome, Italy, the woman added: ‘His friends are now my only hope. But several people have defamed him. Now I want justice.’

April 18, 2012

Romano La Russa, Lombardy's secretary of security, attacked LGBT citizens but the Milan assembly refused to censor him

An Italian politician has launched an unprecedented attack against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens of the Mediterranean country.

Romano La Russa, the secretary of security for the Lombardy region, said: ‘Gays are ill. If everyone becomes gay, our society will disappear. We need couples made of men and women: only straight couples can procreate.’

La Russa is also the brother of the former national defense secretary Ignazio La Russa. Both are in the PDL party, the movement founded by the former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.