The Equality Index is an experimental rating to help visualize the legal rights and public attitudes towards LGBT people in a given region.
Gay marriage in Italy
It's notable that many other parties have mostly chosen the path of silence on this issue. The 6 couples, of which, 3 married in Canada2 in the Netherlands and 1 in California sought to have their marriages registered in Italy but Italian officials had refused, citing a order by the Ministry of Internal Affairs which said same-sex marriage is "contrary to the norms of public order. Nandini Archer and Claire Provost. What do you need to know for the civil ceremony and how should you best organize your reception afterward? In Octoberthe Court reversed the judgement; ruling that it is within the role of prefectures to ensure all public acts are legal. Retrieved 21 August Homosexual activity in Italy?
On 4 Marchthe Sicilian Regional Assembly voted with 50 ayes, 5 nays and 15 abstained for the creation of a regional civil union register that allows couples, whether heterosexual or homosexual, to enjoy every regional government benefit. Thousands of people took to the streets of Rome on Saturday to celebrate Gay Pride just days after Italy's new families minister caused a storm by saying that homosexual families do not legally exist. The state of things At the current state, Italy is still a country where sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics are a factor of inequality on a daily basis. Reporting on sexism, racism, poverty and other connected systems of oppression. On 9 Februarythe Supreme Court of Cassation upheld the judgement of the Constitutional Courtby stating that opening marriage to same-sex couples was not unconstitutional, nor was it a constitutional right, but a Parliament decision only, as well as introducing civil unions or civil partnerships. Lega leader Matteo Salvini has added: The ability for homosexuals to serve in the military and be open about their sexuality.