Italian politician known to be the initial openly gay woman to participate the Italian Chamber of Deputies, a posture she was elected to in 2008. Since developing in the first 2000s, she’s become among the most important voices for gay privileges in Italy. She examined physical education at school and worked being a golf trainer. She originally got into politics within the Italian Communist Party. She made an appearance being a judge on the 2013 bout of Leap! Stasera Mi Tuffo, possible show where superstars participated in high dives. She and her partner Ricarda had taken part within a civil union in Germany in 2011, but demands to really have the union regarded in Italy had been rejected. She and Paolo Bonolis both offered as judges on Leap! Stasera mi tuffo.