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Italy Is Finally On Its Way To Legalizing Civil Unions

Stefano Baldolini | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Stefano Baldolini

After 20 years of negotiations, a solution seems to be within reach. Italy should be able to avoid further condemnation by the European Court of Human Rights, which has asked the country to legally recognize same-sex couples.

After Ireland, The Pressure Is On Italy To Legalize Same-Sex Unions

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.30.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

'My Only Intention Is To See That The Law That Does Not Allow' Gay Marriage 'Is Respected'

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

ROME, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Italy's interior minister has ordered mayors to stop recognizing the validity of gay marriages performed outside the country...

'A New Chapter For Gay Couples' In Italy

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

ROME, April 10 (Reuters) - An Italian court has ordered a town to recognise the marriage of a gay couple who were wed in the United States, a move t...

A Day In A Queer Life In Italy: Life On Hold

Marcello Signore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marcello Signore

2013-02-14-ADayInTheQueerLifeBanner.jpgIn my country, Italy, I talk about creating a family while our parliament is still debating whether there should be a law against homophobia. This in Italy, where every day hundreds of boys and young men are the victims of bullying.

A Day In A Queer Life In Italy: Being A Lesbian Mom When Families Like Mine Still Aren't Recognized

Giuseppina La Delfa | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Giuseppina La Delfa

2013-02-14-ADayInTheQueerLifeBanner.jpgNext month Andrea has to have a minor operation. But to the government and the hospital's administration I'm nobody in relation to my son. That's how it is: We're family and yet not family, and we stagger back and forth from joy to anxiety.

It's Time For A Gay Revolution In Italy

Marcello Signore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marcello Signore

We lack a true LGBT leader in Italy. Our civil rights ship is missing its Han Solo. All we've got is B-level personalities. They're old and bald and preach like pastors. They have no relevant ideas, they are not brave, and they don't think forward. In other words, they're a lot like our politicians.

Italian Premier Slams Gay Marriage In New Interview

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti came out against both same-sex marriage and adoption, saying his country's parliament "can find other solutions for...