ROME (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage.
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.
This week read about campaigners accusing Japanese lawmakers of violating the Olympic spirit by making homophobic comments, and activists urging Italy to pass a law that will protect the LGBT community.
ROME (CNN) -- Dario De Gregorio, Andrea Rubera and their three young children consider themselves a family like any other, but that view is not legally recognized in Italy, the country they now call home.
The Italian college professor who made headlines in October when students discovered his gay porn past is making news again, this time because he's outraged at his university for shutting down an HIV/AIDS awareness event on World AIDS Day, Gay Star News reports.
ROME -- In Italy, family is considered so sacred that marriage is lauded in the Constitution. But what kind of family?
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in nearly 100 cities across Italy to urge the government to permit gay and lesbian couples to have civil unions and legally recognized families.
Italy has joined the rest of Europe in giving some legal rights to gay couples.
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.
(WM) The Ripetta school of art in Rome recently joined a handful of high schools in Italy that give transgender students the right to be known by a name other than the one they were given at birth.