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Lessons in democracy

The Honourable Maurizio Ronconi, deputy for the UDC, just can’t stomach the victory of Vladimir Luxuria on Isola dei Famosi (more information about this can be found here). He says it’s ‘simply scandalous’ that state television should transform a transsexual into a national … Continue reading

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Stop press: Luxuria wins IdF

Well, it’s not Obama, but I’m happy to report that Italy’s most famous transgender politician-cum-actor-cum-a-host-of-other-things, Vladimir Luxuria, has just won the Italian version of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here, known here as Isola dei Famosi (Island of … Continue reading

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More papal bull

It’s Ratzinger’s week. Not content with assuming the position (see below), he’s stirred up a hornet’s nest at La Sapienza, Rome and Italy’s largest university. Invited to the inauguration of the academic year (which, typically, takes place months after it’s … Continue reading

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To Moscow… and back (sharpish)

Among those putin putting the boot into gay protesters in Moscow yesterday were two Orthodox priests. Of course, deep down, what they’d really like to do is turn the other cheek. Right, boys? Right and left? I said turn, not … Continue reading

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