How Verona became a ‘model city’ for far right and ultra-Catholic alliances
Far right and religious conservative movements captured the ‘city of love’ years ago. After national successes, they’re aiming at European victories.
These women are demanding their rights from inside Rome’s occupied buildings
Precarious labour and housing conditions have pushed many to squat Rome’s empty buildings, living in fear of eviction and homelessness.
Italy’s new government is bad news for women and minorities
There will be hard times ahead in Italy, unless you are a heterosexual, cisgendered, white man. The new families minister opposes abortion, immigration and LGBTI rights.
Same-sex marriage has become a political football in Italy's elections
The so-called centre-right coalition is talking tough against Italy’s LGBTQI and immigrant communities, attacking basic rights in the name of defending the “traditional family.”
How the Italian media have helped CasaPound ‘glamourise’ fascism
Some reporters have dangerously framed this violent movement and its female leaders as ‘beautiful,’ ‘clean-faced,’ and attractive to voters. RU
"The first prejudice to fight was mine": Italy's only publicly trans police officer
Italy is one of Europe's most transphobic countries, and its laws – and rates of violence – reflect that.