Italy

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Added on: 06/15/2024
06/14/2024
Italy’s far-right government has denied that it removed references to abortion and LGBTQ rights in the final declaration of the G7 summit in Puglia. In the declaration,…

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Added on: 06/09/2024
06/08/2024
Monika Magashazi is a fighter. The 52-year old trans woman lives in Hungary — a country that has been ruled by Viktor Orban’s nationalist Fidesz party since…

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Added on: 05/28/2024
05/28/2024
Pope Francis used an offensive gay slang word during a meeting with Italian bishops, where he joked about the number of gay men in seminaries, media reports…

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Added on: 05/23/2024
05/22/2024
When far-right “outsider” Javier Milei was elected Argentina’s president in November, hard-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was the first European leader to congratulate him. In February,…

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Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

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Added on: 05/20/2024
RIETI, ITALY — Ella Anthony knew it was time to leave her native Nigeria when she escaped an abusive, forced marriage only to face angry relatives who threatened…

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Added on: 04/30/2024
04/29/2024
Tommaso de’ Cavalieri was the light of the age, unique in the world – at least in the eyes of the man who loved him. That ardent…

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Added on: 04/22/2024
Outsider, queer and Indigenous artists are getting an overdue platform at the 60th Venice Biennale contemporary art exhibition that opened Saturday, curated for the first time by…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
03/18/2024
In the face of far-right prime minister Georgia Meloni’s ongoing assault on LGBTQ+ rights in Italy, lesbian moms in the country have won a small victory as…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
Giorgia Meloni, the right-wing prime minister of Italy, could be set to shake up European politics in a big way. When Meloni and her Brothers of Italy…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/23/2024
The children of dozens of same-sex couples in Italy could see the name of their non-biological parent removed from their birth certificates, an ongoing trial may soon…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
12/24/2023
The display’s creator cited Pope Francis allowing priests to bless same-sex couples in his defense of the controversial scene © Catholic group Pro-Vita e Famiglia. Tens of…

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Added on: 12/12/2023
12/11/2023
A lesbian couple say they are fleeing Italy due to Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s far-right government’s crackdown on the rights of LGBTQ+ parents. Chiara and Christine are…

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Added on: 12/05/2023
12/04/2023
General Roberto Vannacci was notified on Monday that he is under investigation over a anti-gay book that he recently self-published and has become a best-seller. The general…

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Added on: 11/20/2023
TORVAIANICA, ITALY — Pope Francis’ recent gesture of welcome for transgender Catholics has resonated strongly in a working class, seaside town south of Rome, where a community of…

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Added on: 11/09/2023
11/08/2023
EU Member States should be forced to recognise LGBT parents, even if they forbid it in their own legislation, a committee in the European Parliament believes. Especially…

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Added on: 10/02/2023
MILAN (AP) — Donatella Versace slammed the Italian government for what she described as anti-gay policies in a heartfelt and personal speech that referenced her late brother, Gianni…

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Added on: 09/24/2023
09/23/2023
Italian authorities are bringing in new measures targeting LGBT families and making it harder for them to have children. Many same-sex parents feel that a new law,…

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Added on: 08/24/2023
08/23/2023
A general at the top of Italy’s armed forces bashed gay people in a recent publication. But LGBTQ+ activists and officers tell Euronews that, despite ongoing challenges,…

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Added on: 08/13/2023
08/13/2023
A same-sex couple from Toronto took on Italy’s ruling right-wing political party and won after a moving image of their first moments with their newborn son was…

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Added on: 08/05/2023
08/04/2023
More than 100 transgender men have entered the Miss Italy pageant in protest after the event organiser said that transgender women would not be allowed to compete….

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Added on: 08/04/2023
08/03/2023
MILAN, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The city of Milan will resume registering children born abroad from male couples, its mayor said on Thursday, after challenging curbs imposed…

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Added on: 08/01/2023
07/31/2023
An Italian anti-LGBTQ+ political party has been ordered to pay the equivalent of $10,000 U.S. to a gay Canadian couple after it used a photo of their…

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Added on: 07/25/2023
In January, Italy’s right-wing government ordered state agencies to cease registration of children born to same-sex couples. Now they’ve taken it a step further: a state prosecutor…

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Added on: 07/17/2023
07/16/2023
The shock news arrived without warning in January: Michela Leidi was being officially cancelled as the mother of her daughter on the infant’s birth certificate. “I cried…

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Added on: 06/06/2023
06/05/2023
The right-wing government of Italy’s Lazio region around Rome said on Monday it was withdrawing its backing from the capital’s annual LGBT parade, drawing an angry response…

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Added on: 05/27/2023
05/26/2023
A video of a trans woman in Milan being pepper sprayed, kicked and beaten by three police officers has caused a stir in Italy, with many drawing…

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Added on: 05/16/2023
05/15/2023
Four out of 10 LGBTQ people in Italy believe discrimination has damaged them at work, a survey by national statistics bureau ISTAT and state anti-discrimination office UNAR…

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Added on: 05/06/2023
Street art in Italy championing LGBTQ+ rights has sparked controversy as the country’s hard-right government has appeared to clamp down on same-sex parents in recent months. Right-wing…

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Added on: 04/15/2023
At the beginning of March, the Municipality of Milan was forced to stop registering children born to homo-parental couples in Italy, also known as rainbow families. This…