Giorgia Meloni

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I am Giorgia, I am a woman, I am a mother, I am Italian, I am a Christian, and you can't take that away from me!
—Meloni giving her fascist inauguration speech.[1]

Giorgia Meloni (15 January 1977–) is the prime minister of Italy, having been elected since October 2022 and becoming the first woman to hold such a position in Italy. Despite presenting herself as a moderate, she has a background as a fascist political activist. She is the first far-right Italian prime minister since Mussolini was elected (and it just gets worse from here).[2]

Early fascist career[edit]

Meloni hails from Rome, and spent most of her life as an activist in the Youth Front, a neo-fascist political party of Mussolini youth.[3] In 1992 (when she was just 15), she joined the Youth Front and later became the leader of the Student Action, another neo-fascist group.

In her young adult years when she was an activist in the Youth Front, Meloni praised Mussolini as a great leader and an example of Italian pride and strength.[4]

Apologia from American conservatives[edit]

Unsurprisingly, American rightists have praised and defended Meloni as a moderate right-wing leader, and claiming that she is not a fascist.[5] Meloni has also compared herself with the American Republican Party as being equally "moderate" as herself.[6] This is despite that there is footage of her praising Mussolini and refusing to distance herself from fascism.[7][8]

Anti-LGBT fearmongering[edit]

See the main articles on this topic: Homophobia and Transphobia

Meloni is very homophobic and transphobic. She claims that gay marriage is antithetical to "traditional values", and has also accused Disney of spreading LGBT propaganda (much like Ron DeSantis).[9] She has enacted laws limiting same-sex couples from marrying and adopting children, which limits their parental rights and prevents them from living in society.[10]

Xenophobia and nationalism[edit]

See the main articles on this topic: Xenophobia and Nationalism

Meloni has allowed anti-immigrant rhetoric to spread in the Italian public sphere, and has given validity to racist far-right groups.[11] Some of the targeted groups were Jews, Muslims, Romani, and African and Asian migrants.[12] Meloni has also called for a crack down on Italy's African community, beginning with anti-immigration laws and fearmongering about "African infiltrators".[13]

Meloni signed laws preventing immigration and creating detention centers to send immigrants and refugees to in order to prevent what they perceive as "an invasion".[14]

Fascist relations[edit]

In 2024, Meloni refused to call out fascist protestors who were marching on Rome commemorating the 46th anniversary of the Acca Larentia massacre in which three teenage neo-fascist activists were killed by suspected communist activists.[15]

Stopped clock[edit]

Despite being a fascist, Meloni is defensive of women's rights and, unlike her fans, considers herself a feminist. However, her "feminist" politics have been questioned after she banned abortion in Italy, though she denies that she's an antifeminist.[16]

Meloni has disavowed Putin and condemned the war in Ukraine, even going as far as to send aid into Ukraine.[17] She also called out Berlusconi when he blamed Zelenskyy for the war in Ukraine.[18]

She also called out the Iranian regime’s brutality from cracking down on protestors[19][20] (ironically despite her formerly supporting the Islamic regime in Iran during her days as a fascist activist).[21]

See also[edit]


  1. I am Giorgia, I am a woman, I am a mother, I am Italian, I am a Christian! Europe waits Meloni! YouTube
  2. Italy: Why Meloni Keeps Her Mussolini Heritage Locked Up The Globalist
  3. Why Giorgia Meloni Won’t Distance Herself from Italy’s Fascist Past Foreign Policy
  4. Italy’s Giorgia Meloni: From teen activist who praised Mussolini to brink of power The Times of Israel
  6. Why Republicans are elated by ‘triumph’ of Italy’s Giorgia Meloni Al Jazeera
  7. Why Giorgia Meloni Won’t Distance Herself from Italy’s Fascist Past Foreign Policy
  8. Call Giorgia Meloni what she really is—a fascist Socialist Worker
  9. ‘It’s a medieval vision’: fears for LGBTQ+ rights in Meloni’s Italy The Guardian
  10. Italian far-right government limits parental rights of same-sex couples PBS
  11. Giorgia Meloni is a danger to Italy and the rest of Europe The Guardian
  12. Italy’s New Leaders Insist They Aren’t Fascists. Their Treatment of Roma People Says Otherwise. New Republic
  13. Giorgia Meloni: Migrants' fears over Italy's new far-right prime minister BBC
  14. Italy’s Senate Signs Off on Meloni’s Migrant Crackdown New York Times
  15. Video of crowd’s fascist salute in heart of Rome rattles Italy – but not its prime minister CNN
  16. Italy’s Giorgia Meloni denies she is anti-women as credentials questioned The Guardian
  17. Italy's Meloni ready to risk unpopularity over support for Ukraine Reuters
  18. Meloni slams Berlusconi over Putin remarks Politico
  19. Iran's crackdown on protesters unacceptable and intolerable, Italy PM says Reuters
  20. Italian PM Says Repression Of Protesters In Iran ‘Unbearable’ Iran International
  21. Italy far-right leader once hailed Iran, Hezbollah as defenders of Syrian Christians The Times of Israel