According to translations , the pair -- who dated for 23 years and broke up in -- stated that children born through IVF are "children of chemistry, synthetic children. Uteruses for rent, semen chosen from a catalog. I guess you cannot have everything in life," Dolce added. One is the family. Their comments sparked quite a bit of controversy. Sir Elton John, who has two children via a surrogate and married longtime partner David Furnish in December , responded to the designers' comments on Instagram.
An Australian Senator Says Many Gay Men Don't Want to Marry, Because Dolce And Gabbana
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Meanwhile, John's campaign seems to be gaining ground with several celebrities, who have joined the boycott. The singer is no stranger to public feuds, having carried on a decade-long one with Madonna , which finally ended in with him sending a note of apology to the Material Girl. It all started after the designers gave an interview to Italy's Panorama magazine published over the weekend. When asked about family and children, Dolce responded:. The Sacred Family made it an icon, but irrelevant of religion or social status: you are born and have a father and a mother.
Designer Stefano Gabbana says he is tired of being labelled as gay
Following the bombastic praise heaped on Italian clothiers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana aka Dolce and Gabbana by the National Organization of Marriage NOM in the wake of the duo's incendiary comments criticizing same-sex parenting , comes new support from another unlikely ally: prominent anti-gay activist Robert Lopez. Lopez, who despite being an ardent opponent of same-sex marriage , has also dabbled in self-publishing his own brand of gay fiction. His latest piece, however, is an unsettling piece of non-fiction.
A n Australian federal Senator, Eric Abetz, has cited unmarried gay fashion moguls Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana—who had a romantic relationship as well as a business one—as examples of his belief that not all gay men want to marry. We are gay. We love gay couple. We love gay adoption. We love everything.