Rome protests murder of George Floyd

Rome demonstration on 7 June to protest against racism. Rome will host a Black Lives Matter demonstration on Sunday 7 June in the central Piazza del Popolo at 11.00. Organisers, Women's March Rome...

George Floyd death: Italian footballers take knee

Italian football teams add their voices to worldwide protests against racism. Football teams in Italy, including AS Roma and Torino, have posted pictures of their players kneeling in a symbol of supp...

George Floyd: Italy marks Blackout Tuesday

Italian musicians support Blackout Tuesday, the social media movement organised in response to the killing of George Floyd. Blackout Tuesday, the collective social media action by musicians, sports s...

Women's March Rome 2019

Emma Bonino among speakers at 2019 Women's March in Rome. The Women's March returns to Rome on 19 January, for the third consecutive year, taking place in the central Piazza dei SS. Apostoli - near P...

Women march in Rome for civil rights

Americans and Italians in Rome stand up for equality on 20 January. The Women's March Rome, designed to show solidarity for the protection of civil and social rights, women's rights and the environme...

British in Italy group lobbies for British citizens' rights in Europe

Group calls on volunteers to lobby MEPs to avoid "political stitch-up".The British in Italy (BiI) group is calling on its supporters to engage in an e-mail mass lobby campaign from 22-25 November, tar...

Women to march in Rome post Trump inauguration

Civil rights march in Rome day after inauguration of Trump as US president. The Women's March on Rome, designed to show support for human and civil rights, is expected to draw large crowds at the P...

Rome mayor celebrates first same-sex civil union in city

"A new couple and a new family are being born,” Raggi says. Mayor Virginia Raggi has celebrated the first gay civil union in Rome since a controversial law legally recognising civil unions between...

Rome remembers victims of Florida massacre

Candlelit service at Colosseum for victims of gay Orlando nightclub shooting. Rome residents and members of the city's LGBT community gathered by the Colosseum on the night of 12 June to remember t...

International Women’s Day in Rome

Numerous "Festa della Donna" events in Rome for International Women’s Day. Women have free admission to all state museums and archaeological sites across Italy for International Women’s Day on Tues...

Via Crucis in Rome for women who suffer violence

Rome procession offers solidarity to women facing violence and prostitution. A Via Crucis procession offering prayers and support to young women who are victims of violence and prostitution takes p...

Italian senate approves compromise civil unions bill

Government imposes vote of confidence and scraps stepchild adoption. On 25 February the senate passed on first reading a compromise bill introducing civil unions for same-sex couples but not step...

A setback for gay rights in Italy

Political manoeuvring in Italy's parliament threatens gay rights. It should have been a big day for gay rights in Italy with the approval by the senate at first reading of key parts of a bill intr...

Getting married at the Colosseum?

New wedding locations in Rome possible. Rome could soon be inviting tenders for additional locations for civil weddings. In order to qualify the location must be of historic, cultural, scenic or tour...

Rome Rainbow Week

Rome hosts week of cultural events against homophobia. The capital hosts a series of cultural events dedicated to the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community as part...
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