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Same-Sex Couples and Adoption: Rome Judge Says Yes to Two Moms

Italy still lags behind most European countries when it comes to LGBTI rights, which means that same-sex couples and families basically find no recognition and protection from the law. For this reason, the fact that a...

by Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties and Rights

Italy still lags behind most European countries when it comes to LGBTI rights, which means that same-sex couples and families basically find no recognition and protection from the law. For this reason, the fact that a judge of the Court for Minors of Rome approved the adoption of a young girl by her mother's longtime female partner deserves special celebration. There is a judge in Rome, one may say. But it is still only a small step: how long must we wait for the equal treatment of gay couples and parents, for them to cease being something extraordinary and rather be seen as ordinary?