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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in the Vatican City

LGBT rights Around the world · By country History · Groups · Activists Declaration of Montreal Same-sex relationships Marriage · Adoption Opposition · Persecution Violence LGBT social movements share related goals of social acceptance of homosexuality or transgenderism. ... Image File history File links Gay_flag. ...


Around the world · By country World laws on homosexuality US laws on homosexuality Legality of same-sex unions in Western Europe. ... This list indexes the articles on LGBT rights in each country and significant non-country region (e. ...


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Declaration of Montreal Martina Navrátilová and Mark Tewksbury read the Declaration of Montreal at the opening ceremonies of the World Outgames. ...


Same-sex relationships


Marriage · Adoption Same-sex marriage is a term for a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized marriage in which two people of the same sex live together as a family. ... LGBT adoption refers to the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered people. ...


Opposition · Persecution Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Violence The Death of Orpheus In Albrecht Dürers 1494 drawing, the banner hung in the tree reads: Orfeus der erst puseran (Orpheus, the first sodomite). The word puseran(t) derives from the Latin bulgarus from which come also the terms bugger in English and bougre in French. ...


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Criminal Law

In the 1980s the Vatican City formally legalized non-commerical, non-fraternal homosexual practices between consenting adults in private. It is not known what the age of consent is in the city, but it is probably 18. The 1980s refers to the years of and between 1980 and 1989. ...


However, the Vatican City is a Catholic theocratic city state and thus homosexuality and cross-dressing are both strongly frowned upon by the government and the population. Thus any public displays of affection or public acknowledgement of homosexuality or cross-dressing is likely prohibited or taboo.


Civil Rights

Vatican City does not have any civil rights provisions that include sexual orientation or gender identity. Homosexual acts are deemed to be always evil under the offical Catholic Chuch doctrine and thus it is highly unlike the city will enact such anti-discrimination legislation in the forseable future. Sexual orientation refers to the direction of an individuals sexuality, normally conceived of as falling into several significant categories based around the sex or gender that the individual finds attractive. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In July 1999, the Vatican's Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith ordered Father Robert Nugent and Sister Jeannine Gramick to halt their 30 years of pastoral work among gay and lesbian Catholics. In the profession of faith they were made to sign, they had to "firmly accept and hold that homosexual acts are always objectively evil" and that "the homosexual inclination must be considered objectively disordered". Sister Jeannine Gramick, IBVM, PhD (b. ...


In 2000 the Vatican took the offical position that transsexualism does not exist and that transgender people are in fact mentally ill [1]. 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up Transsexualism in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Transgender (IPA: , from trans (Latin) and gender (English) ) is a general term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors, and groups involving tendencies that diverge from the normative gender role (woman or man) commonly, but not always, assigned at birth, as well as the role traditionally held by society. ...


In 2005 The Vatican government enacted a new policy that stipulated that gay or bisexual men would no longer be eligible to enter the Seminary and the Holy Orders. This was in response to a number of high profile allegations in the previous years that some priests were sexually molesting boys and girls. This report was titled Instruction Concerning the Criteria for the Discernment of Vocations with regard to Persons with Homosexual Tendencies in view of their Admission to the Seminary and to Holy Orders. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A seminary or theological college is a specialized and often live-in higher education institution for the purpose of instructing students (seminarians) in philosophy, theology, spirituality and the religious life, usually in order to prepare them to become members of the clergy. ... Catholic deacon candidates prostrate before the altar of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles during a 2004 diaconate ordination liturgy Holy Orders in the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Anglican, Assyrian, Old Catholic, and Independent Catholic churches includes three orders: bishop, priest, and deacon. ... Instruction Concerning the Criteria for the Discernment of Vocations with regard to Persons with Homosexual Tendencies in view of their Admission to the Seminary and to Holy Orders is a document published in November 2005 by the Congregation for Catholic education, one of the top-level institutes of the Roman...


In 2007 Italian members of the LGBT human rights group Arcigay held a protest in honor of the memory of an Italian gay writer named Alfredo Ormando who committed suicide in 1998 and to protest the efforts by the Vatican government to persuade other governments not to extend legal benifits to same sex couples. 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Alfredo Ormando Alfredo Ormando (San Cataldo, 15 December 1958 – Rome, 23 January 1998) was a gay Italian writer. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ...


Internationally the Vatican government has campaigned against nations giving legal recongition to same-sex couples, gay people being eligible to adopt or have custody of children and against the usage of condoms to stop the spread of AIDS-HIV [2]. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... Species Human immunodeficiency virus 1 Human immunodeficiency virus 2 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS, a condition in humans in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections). ...


AIDS/HIV

Offically no one living in the Vatican City is infected with AIDS or HIV. Internationally, the Vatican government has been a leading opponent of the usage of condoms as part of a campaign to stop the spread of the AIDS-HIV pandemic [3]. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... Species Human immunodeficiency virus 1 Human immunodeficiency virus 2 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS, a condition in humans in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections). ... A standard latex condom still rolled up This article is about the contraceptive device. ... Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... Species Human immunodeficiency virus 1 Human immunodeficiency virus 2 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS, a condition in humans in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections). ...


In 2006 the Vatican government said it was conducting a scientific and moral study on the usage of condoms in the fight against the pandemic [[4]]. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A standard latex condom still rolled up This article is about the contraceptive device. ...


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