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Italian Gay Rights

'Alfredo's Fire' Sure to Spark Discussion About Religion, Homosexuality and the Deadliness of Intolerance

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Fifteen years ago, on a cold January morning in 1998, one man knelt on the stone pavement outside St. Peter's Basilica, the late Renaissance church that dominates the square. With the flick of his hand, 39-year-old Alfredo Ormando was suddenly aflame.

Italian LGBT Group Protests Pope's Gay Marriage Remarks

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Italy's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community as well as its allies aren't standing by quietly in the wake of the Pope’s most rece...

Italy Debates If Calling Someone Gay Is An Insult

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Stephan Faris ROME, Italy -- Is it an insult to call somebody gay? That is the question Italians are pondering as they await a pivotal court dec...