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Arcigay
Arcigay
(Italian: Associazione lesbica e gay italiana) is Italy's first and largest national gay organisation.[1][2] The association was first founded as a local association in Palermo
Palermo
in 1980, then nationally established in Bologna
Bologna
in 1985.[1] The organisation became known throughout Italy
Italy
for its campaign for civil unions. The President of Arcigay
Arcigay
is Flavio Romani,[3] its honorary president, who helped found the organisation, is Franco Grillini. Arcigay
Arcigay
has often protested against the Vatican's opposition to homosexuality and LGBT
LGBT
rights.[2]

Contents

1 Organisation 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Organisation[edit] Organisation is present over most of the country, with 52 local committees in:

Aosta Agrigento Arezzo Bari Barletta-Andria-Trani Bergamo Bologna Bolzano-Bozen Brescia Brindisi Carbonia-Iglesias Catania Chieti Cosenza Cremona Cuneo Ferrara Florence Foggia Genova Grosseto Imperia Isernia L'Aquila Livorno Mantova Messina Milan Modena Napoli Padova Palermo Pavia Perugia Pesaro and Urbino Pescara Piacenza Pisa Pistoia Ravenna Reggio Calabria Reggio Emilia Rimini Rome Rovigo Salerno Savona Siena Syracuse Teramo Torino Trent Trieste Udine Varese Verbania Vercelli Verona

See also[edit]

LGBT
LGBT
portal

LGBT rights
LGBT rights
in Italy List of LGBT rights
LGBT rights
organisations

References[edit]

^ a b Aldrich, Robert; Garry Wotherspoon (2001). Who's who in contemporary gay and lesbian history: from World War II to the present day. Psychology Press. p. 170.  ^ a b Malagreca, Miguel AndrĂ©s (2007). Queer Italy: contexts, antecedents and representation. Peter Lang.  ^ " Arcigay
Arcigay
in English". Arcigay.it. 

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