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For the First Time in Italy, a Baby Has Two Fathers

An appeals court in Trento ruled on February 23 that twins born in Canada from a surrogate mother are recognized as sons of their two Italian fathers. This recognition, based on the emotional and human aspects instead...

by Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties and Rights

An appeals court in Trento ruled on February 23 that twins born in Canada from a surrogate mother are recognized as sons of their two Italian fathers. This recognition, based on the emotional and human aspects instead of the biological and genetic ones, is a great step forward for gay couples in Italy. As one of the fathers wrote on Twitter, "It is a historic chapter for the 'rainbow families.' When you raise, take care and love a son, then you are a father, mother, parent."