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Two out of three gay Italians discriminated against

ROME -- Two out of three lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Italians are still discriminated against, claims a survey of students and LGBT activists by Rome county, Provincia di Roma.

According to the study, 73% of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Italians have been victims of some sort of discrimination at school, at work, among relatives and in everyday life.

In Italy, the results are something new. It’s the first time that an official study reveals such widespread gay hate in society.

According to the interviewees, the most discriminatory environments are the neighborhood (65%), school (59%) and group of friends (58%).

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