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Labor Minister Olivier Dussopt reveals his homosexuality


At the forefront of the pension reform, the minister made his "coming out" in the newspaper Têtu, and revealed to have been the target of "many homophobic remarks".

Olivier Dussopt assures us: it is not a “

politics of diversion


If this interview had been done at another time, I would have given you the same answers

,” he swears.

In an interview given to


and published on the evening of Friday March 24, the Minister of Labor indicated that he had been the target of "

numerous homophobic remarks

", thus publicly revealing his homosexuality for the first time.

I can assure you that in the insults that I have received for the past few weeks, there are many homophobic remarks

,” Olivier Dussopt told LGBT media.

A leading player in pension reform, the Minister of Labor spoke at length about government policy, but also about his personal opinions and his private life.


Favorable to surrogacy


If he considers that this "

is neither a secret nor a subject

", the former socialist believes that "

being homosexual is never neutral


But we have the right to defend causes, to campaign, to participate in the debate without making our personal situation a political element in itself

,” he defended himself.

On social networks, many Internet users are wondering about the timing of this "coming out", while social protest has taken a more radical turn in recent days.

But the minister assures


that “

the policy of diversion does not work


Read also Retirement at 1200 euros: Dussopt reviews its calculations

During this interview, Olivier Dussopt also wanted to recall his political battles in recent years.

My commitment is the energy that I devoted to defending marriage for all and PMA

for lesbian couples, from 2012

,” he explains.

The minister also stresses that he is "

favorable to surrogacy

", even if he knows he is "

in the minority on this position within the presidential majority


Source: lefigaro

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