Entry #227: Same-sex marriage in Italy

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RegionItaly
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start Date1942
End DateMay 11, 2016
DescriptionSome symbolic civil unions are recognized in select regions though no full and meaningful recognition is given.
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Sourceshttp://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403036_text

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End Date2016-05-122016-05-11

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NoteForeign same-sex marriages are not officially recognized, but gay couples married abroad benefit from the same laws that are valid for heterosexual marriages.Some symbolic civil unions are recognized in select regions though no full and meaningful recognition is given.
Reports (10)
  • Date is incorrect "I don't know if I'm being mistaken here but I read 11th of April instead of 11th of May. Moreover, some sources mention 372 favourable votes, against 51 dissentings and 99 abstainers. "
  • Newer law has been passed "Civil unions have been legalised on May 11th, 2016 after the Lower House approved the Government-sponsored draft."
  • Status is not correct "Civil Unions are now legal."
  • Status is not correct "Civil unions are now legal."
  • Status is not correct "You don't have benefits"
  • Status is not correct "Gay couples who got married abroad are not recognised as married in Italy, so they don't have the same laws protecting them like heterosexual couples married have"
  • Status is not correct "Gay couples who got married abroad are not recognised as married in Italy, so they don't have the same laws protecting them like heterosexual couples married have"
  • Status is not correct "Gay couples who got married abroad are not recognised as married in Italy, so they don't have the same laws protecting them like heterosexual couples married have"
  • Status is not correct "Same-sex marriages are NOT recognized, not even for couples married abroad"
  • Status is not correct "Gay marriage contracted abroad is not recognised"

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