‘Improper’ use of transgender photo by Italian political party
18 September 2015
From the section Bristol
Rose Morelli took the photo of her friend Alex to raise awareness of transgender issues
A student from Bristol is taking legal action after a picture of her friend was “misrepresented” by an Italian political party campaigning against transgender education in schools.
Rose Morelli, 17, said it was “hugely distressing” to see the photo of Alex Elliot on the leaflet by the right-wing Fratelli d’Italia.
Gay rights activist group Arcigay alerted her after she posted it online.
Fratelli d’Italia tweeted an apology for its “improper” use of the photo.
Ms Morelli took the …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed