When freedom of being oneself was/is punished as a crime of indecency

The recent (and sparingly discussed) decision of Meloni’s government, which has declared its intention to reinstate the prison sentence for the crime of Obscene Acts in a Public Place, currently sanctioned with an administrative fine ranging from 5,000 to 30,000 euro, and to impose harsher penalties, is cause for reflection and concern. Concern that one’s freedom of expression runs the risk of arrest and imprisonment.

27 January: Holocaust Memorial Day

Today, 27 January, is Holocaust Memorial Day, on which we remember all the victims of the Nazi holocaust: six million Jews and eleven million others, including disabled people, dissidents, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
“Memory is like a garden. It must be tended. Otherwise it will become overgrown with weeds. And the flowers of the righteous will disappear. Devoured.”

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Immigration and LGBTQ+ rights

Immigration LGBTQ+

The Italian Constitution, in art. 3, establishes the principle of equality stating that “all citizens have equal social dignity and are equal before the law, without distinction of sex, race, language, religion, political opinion, personal and social conditions”. However, in this article, sexual orientation is not expressly indicated as a reason for inequality.

LGBTQ+ Labor Discrimination In Italy

Discriminazioni LGBTQ

The Italian Constitution, in art. 3, establishes the principle of equality stating that “all citizens have equal social dignity and are equal before the law, without distinction of sex, race, language, religion, political opinion, personal and social conditions”. However, in this article, sexual orientation is not expressly indicated as a reason for inequality.

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