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Pride 2022 in Florence and Tuscany

June is Pride Month in Florence, so we take a look at what’s on and who’s doing what to further the LGBT+ cause and celebration. Toscana Pride 2022 This year, ...

THINGS TO DO

Skirt Club Florence to open for bi-curious, bisexual and heteroflexible women

Bi-curious, bisexual and heteroflexible women have a new home in Florence as the international Skirt Club comes to the city.

COMMUNITY

“Why do you have two moms?

The Cirinnà Law in 2016 made civil partnership legal, making Italy the 27th country in Europe to legally recognize same sex couples. Moreover, the law also governs the rights and ...

THINGS TO DO

Strike a pose

This is a story of a boy named Lucky. If you’ve caught the reference, you’re on the right page. In this case, I’m Lucky because I have the chance to ...

COMMUNITY

LGBT+ hangouts in Florence and Tuscany

It’s Friday night and you just want to spend the night dancing to Britney? We’ve got you covered with Florence and Tuscany’s top LGBT+ hangouts.       DANCE   ...

COMMUNITY

The dating scene for queer women in Florence

Italy has a chequered history when it comes to the LGBTQIA+ community.     Homosexuality was legal in 1890, decades before legalisation was passed in some of today’s more “progressive” ...

COMMUNITY

The often invisible: a chat with Vincent Vallon

A champion of including FTM (female-to-male) transsexuals in discussions about the LGBTQIA+ community, Vincent Vallon is equally enthusiastic about his career as a sales manager at an art catalogue printing ...

ART + CULTURE

La Wanda Gastrica and the art of a drag queen

  Diego Claudio has been a drag artist for 22 years. Here he talks to The Florentine about his drag persona, La Wanda Gastrica, the scene in Florence and Tuscany ...

COMMUNITY

Nina Peci and Quir magazine in 1990s Florence

Nina Peci is a woman of firsts: a founder of Arcigay Lesbica, one of the first lesbians to be interviewed as coming out on Italian television and the first Jew ...

COMMUNITY

Parents supporting parents with coming out

When looking for support in the aftermath of their child’s coming out, parents need look no further than A.GE.D.O., a non-profit volunteer association active throughout Italy that offers guidance to ...

COMMUNITY

Pride is a powerful thing

    I was born and raised in the south of Italy where masculinity is still an important part of children’s education.     During middle school, all the boys ...

COMMUNITY

Pride is in the park

After a successful first edition last year, Pride Park Firenze returns this summer with a revamped formula: an entire month of DJ sets, performances by Italian and international artists, parties, ...

COMMUNITY

Love yourself in Florence

February is the month of love. That painfully beautiful love that only Hollywood’s breakout stars get to experience in their blockbuster movies. But if you are single and not yet ...

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