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Italy Unveiled :: An LGBT Tour For Those Who Think They've Seen It All

By Tony Adams | Feb 22
"Italy Unveiled" is a tour for congenial, fun-loving, inquisitive, epicurean LGBT folks who appreciate having all the transitions and transactions of their trip well planned and smoothly achieved, and who own good walking shoes.

Berlusconi: Let's Legalize Gay Civil Unions

Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage.

Rome Mayor Defiantly Registers 16 Gay Marriages

INTERNATIONAL | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 18
The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad in open defiance of Italy's government.

Italy Opens Theme Park in Tribute to Film Industry

MOVIES | By Kavitha Surana | Aug 1
A new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios - still in operation - were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber."

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Italian MP Gianluca Buonanno :: Gay Kissing a No-No

A proposal has been put forth by Gianluca Buonanno, MP and MEP for Italy's right-wing Northern League Party, to make all same-sex kissing and displays of affection in public punishable by a fine of $680.

Berlusconi Does a 180, Announces Support for Gay Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jun 30
Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian PM best known for his conviction for having sex with an underage prostitute and notorious "bunga bunga" parties that featured showgirls performing striptease acts as nuns, has gotten less judgmental about gay people.

Pro-Gay Pasta Dinner Ad to Premiere in Italy

CULTURE | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jun 15
All of Italy will see a young man coming out to his parents over a pasta dinner soon as the first known pro-gay ad in Italy hits the air. Compare the Findus ad with Barilla’s infamous fumble from last year.

Is Italy on its Way to Legalize Gay Marriage?

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 10
An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a town must recognize the marriage of a same-sex couple who tied the knot in the United States - a number of LGBT rights activists consider the decision the first step for Italy to finally recognize gay marriage.

Police: Italian Priest Stole Nuns’ Money to Pay for Gay Sex

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 9
Italian police say a priest allegedly stole cash from a convent so he could pay his gay lover for sex.

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