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Friday, 23 January 2009

Gay Politicians: Roger Karoutchi, French government minister

An increasing number of openly gay men and women are reaching cabinet office in many European countries. Roger Karoutchi, in France, is just the latest:

From  Pink News :
The French Secretary of State for Parliamentary Relations has revealed he is gay in an interview ahead of the publication of his autobiography.
Roger Karoutchi is a close personal friend of President Nicholas Sarkozy and a former MEP and Senator.
"Yes, I have a life," he told AFP.
"I'm neither living a lie, nor flaunting anything. I discuss it naturally.
"I have a partner and I'm happy with him. As I'm happy, I see no reason why I should hide that."
Mr Karoutchi becomes the first openly gay minister in France.

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