Photo: Repubblica Milano the New mayor of the city of Tromello, Gianmarco Negri

Transgender for the first time in the history of Italy ran for mayor and received 40% of voter support.

Italy took partial administrative elections. During the election campaign in one of the cities most votes received a 40-year-old criminal lawyer and transgender, Gianmarco Negri, on may 28, reports RIA Novosti.

He was able to get about 40% of the vote in the small town of Tromello the Northern Italian region of Lombardy.

It is reported that after birth, the parents gave him the name Maria, but during the election campaign he said that he always felt like a man and had a sex change four years ago.

The new mayor, Tromello, which actively protects the rights of sexual minorities, has already congratulated with the victory of the Italian organizations representative of the Gay Center Fabrizio Marrazzo. According to him, the election of the mayor of the transgender would help create “a more inclusive and free Italy.”

Earlier, in Chicago for the first time the mayor was African-American. She is also the first black woman with a different sexual orientation in this post.

It was also reported that the mayor of Yerevan has become a comedian.


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