Calling someone ‘gay’ isn’t an insult, Italy’s high court rules


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Being called ‘gay’ isn’t an insult, Italy’s high court has ruled (Picture: Getty)

It’s the ‘insult’ of choice for many a schoolyard bully but being called gay should be not considered offensive, Italy’s high court has ruled.

Judges said the term ‘homosexual’ no longer has an ‘intrinsically offensive meaning as, perhaps, might have been considered in the not-so-distant past’, ANSA reports from the Cassation Court in Rome.

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