Berlin had an openly gay mayor Klaus Wowereit for many years. In his youth the writer had known someone who had committed suicide after being blackmailed over his homosexuality. People leave after listening to a statement delivered by Muslim religious leaders at Cheikh Oumar Foutiyou Tall mosque in Dakar on April 29, criticizing the liberation on April 20 of 9 men allegedly jailed on charges of homosexuality and announced the creation of Islamic front for the defence Islamic values. Skip to content. Being gay in Italy still carries a definite stigma, and homophobia is generally acceptable.
Italy Until Italy had no laws or provisions granting gays and lesbians any equal rights.
He summarized his theory with the Latin phrase anima muliebris virili corpore inclusa a female psyche confined in a male body.