Stefano Gabbana: ‘Don’t call me gay’
Italian fashion designer Stefano Gabbana has insisted he doesn’t want to be described as gay, saying he is tired of being “identified by [his] sexual choices.”
The world-renowned couturier, who forms one half of the Dolce & Gabbana brand, told Italy’s Corriere della Sera that the word ‘gay’ was invented by people who feel the need to label others, and that he considers himself “simply a man”.
“I don’t want to be called gay, because I’m simply a man… full stop,” the Gabbana said.
“The word ‘gay’ was invented by those who need to label people, and I don’t want to be identified by my sexual choices”.
The 55-year-old added that he want to promote a new culture where sexual labels were no longer necessary.
“I thought that I