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Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: My Gay Friendly Italy, Torino, Italy

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

My Gay Friendly ItalyPeriodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

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Italy: Lesbian Couple’s Relationship Recognized by the City of Torino

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Note: This was sent to us by one of our Italian followers. The original article is in Italian, and for speed, we have used Google Translate to translate it. It’s not perfect, but you’ll get the gist:

Debora and Antonella six months ago were symbolically united by Chiamparino. This is the first lesbian couple who obtained official certification actual official name.

Now it is not just a symbolic act: Debora and Antonella Galbiati Ventrella D’Annibale, the two women in February “celebration” of their marriage in the presence of the mayor of Turin Sergio Chiamparino, have their certificate of residence of family recognition based on affective bond.

The actual official name of the City withdrew this morning, after a few days ago of the Turin city council had approved the proposal of popular initiative establishing it.

“For years we have been on the same family and that we withdrew the certificate now has the same number of that act,” notes Deborah Galbiati Ventrella underlining a “continuity between the symbolic and our marriage certificate withdrawn today – continues – is not a goal: we recognize the importance of this decision, but our fight continues because there is a recognition at national unions like ours.”

The symbolic marriage of six months ago of a couple in a room of Valentine, is a source of controversy for the presence of the mayor, beginning with the Curia of Turin to the effect that it was a gesture intended to create “confusion”.

Yesterday the first certified master of emotional bond was given to a couple formed by a man and a woman, Silvano Canatrale Olive and Catherine, both divorced with children, who live together for years.

Full Story from La Stampa

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