Dozens of applications for registration of same-sex unions are already submitted to the municipalities of Italy, said “Arcigay” gay organization. The first were the two men from the northern autonomous region of Valle d’Aosta.
If there is anything unforeseen will happen, then in the middle of August the first same-sex unions will be registered in Italy. Last formalities were overcome on July 21 on the way of implementation of the law, signed by President Sergio Mattarella in May – it was approved by the State Council.
Forms for registration of civil unions are ready. Soon they will be given to the local authorities. Some conservative mayors overshadow everything, who are threatening to ignore the honorable part of their duties. Authorities calm – instead of the mayor any authorized adviser will be able to register a union.
In various regions of the country LGBT community members are preparing for the wedding. It is reported that some same-sex couples have already chosen for the ceremony Juliet’s House in Verona.