Member of the European Parliament since 2014.
He was born in Alessandria in 1974, is a Member of the European Parliament since 2014. He represents Italy's Democratic Party (member of the Party of European Socialists) in the North-West constituency. He is co-president of LGBTI intergroup and a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. He has always been a civil rights activist working on the issue equality for the LGBTI community. He is currently involved in different national and international initiatives against homophobia and discrimination.