Something terrible happened in a city near Rome in Italy. A girl was held in captivity by her parents after they discovered she was a lesbian.
The court of Rome has struck again, taking a decision in favor of a lesbian couple and their children.
The other day I shared with you the good news from Italy, where the Senate approved the civil unions bill, a first recognition of LGBT couples, and I mentioned the fact that the adoption, which was part of the original bill, had been simply erased, but still remained an option for accessing some recognition of adoption through the courts.
The Rome Court of Appeals has authorized the adoption of a daughter by her second mom.
An Italian court deems illegal same-sex marriages performed abroad as well as those allowed in certain Italian cities.
In Rome, all week was dubbed the Rainbow Week and was dedicated to the fight against homophobia in memory of a teenager who committed suicide after suffering from anti-gay bullying.
The Mayor of Rome Ignazio Marino decided to recognize the unions of 16 same-sex couples although Italy does not recognize marriage equality.