Italy’s Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Civil Unions for Gay Couples

(ROME) — Italy’s Senate voted Thursday to grant legal recognition to civil unions, as the last holdout in Western Europe took a compromise step to give some rights to gay couples after a bitter, years-long battle. Premier Matteo Renzi described the passage of the bill Thursday as “historic.” But gay and lesbian groups denounced the…Continue reading “Italy’s Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Civil Unions for Gay Couples”