An Australian senator has cited
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana as examples of his belief that not
all gay men want to marry.
The business partners behind the
Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana were once romantically
According to the Australian
Financial Review, federal Senator Eric Abetz made his
comments during a closed meeting of lawmakers last week considering
whether coalition MPs would be allowed a free vote on an upcoming gay
marriage bill. The ruling conservative coalition decided to bind
its lawmakers to the government's official stance against marriage
marriage bill introduced in Australia.)
“Lots of homosexuals don't want to
get married,” Abetz is quoted as saying by an unnamed source.
“Dolce and Gabbana never got married.”
Dolce and Gabbana created controversy
earlier this year when they criticized gay adoptions and called
children born through IVF “synthetic” in an interview with
“The only family is the traditional
one,” they told the magazine.