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Italian man who had sex change demands right to remain married to wife
The Telegraph ^ | 06/12/2014 | Nick Squires, Rome

Posted on 06/12/2014 3:43:19 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

An Italian man who had a sex change to become a woman is challenging the Italian state's refusal to allow him to stay married to his wife.

Alessandro Bernaroli, a bank employee now known as Alessandra, insists that he and his wife of nine years are still very much in love and want to remain married, despite the fact that he switched gender.

His wife, also called Alessandra, says she too wants to stay married despite now finding herself living with a woman.

The couple got married in 2005 after a long courtship but Alessandro says that he hid the fact that he felt trapped inside a man’s body and desperately wanted to be a woman. He finally opened up to his wife, who was shocked but eventually agreed to support him as he underwent a sex change, with operations carried out in Thailand.

The Bernarolis, who are from Bologna in northern Italy, took their case to the courts after their local council ruled that when they tried to renew their identity cards, they could no longer be identified as married.

The unusual case has now reached the Constitutional Court in Rome, which began its deliberations this week. "My body may have changed, but the love between us remains the same. I’m acting to defend our marriage," Alessandro/Alessandra, 43, told La Repubblica newspaper on Wednesday.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; homosexuality; italy; transgender

1 posted on 06/12/2014 3:43:19 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m a lesbian stuck in a man’s body!

I demand the right to use the women’s shower!


2 posted on 06/12/2014 3:44:04 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Radicalized via the Internet)
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To: Uncle Miltie

A Picture of the man ( or woman as he wants to call himself ) can be found on the link.


3 posted on 06/12/2014 3:45:22 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, actually, he’s still a man. I don’t know why mutilation should be grounds for the state to force a separation on them, if they are willing to put up with it.

Not a good thing to do, but no point in making things even worse.


4 posted on 06/12/2014 3:46:24 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: SeekAndFind

The world’s gone insane.


5 posted on 06/12/2014 3:47:09 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: SeekAndFind
Zoinks, Scooby . . .


6 posted on 06/12/2014 3:47:14 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: SeekAndFind

Pictures. You won’t thank me.

https://www.google.com/search?q=Alessandro+Bernaroli&rlz=1T4ADRA_enUS418US418&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Pi6aU5mvIM6nyAS2y4CgCg&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=453


7 posted on 06/12/2014 3:48:08 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: SeekAndFind
have cake....

eat cake......

8 posted on 06/12/2014 3:48:25 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: SeekAndFind

We used to call people like this “insane”.


9 posted on 06/12/2014 3:50:39 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Cicero

Yeah, I am with you on all points. This transgender business is a mass psychosis. The guy is a tranvestite eunuch. He is not a woman anymore than someone stuffing his hand in his coat is Napoleon.


10 posted on 06/12/2014 3:52:12 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: Uncle Miltie
I’m a lesbian stuck in a man’s body!
I demand the right to use the women’s shower!

(sadly) Well in Houston, you can do that now, thanks to our Activist Mayor and her cronies.

11 posted on 06/12/2014 3:54:59 PM PDT by RikaStrom ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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To: vladimir998

Yes, yes it has. When I claimed my screen name, it didn’t occur to me how much crazier it would get.


12 posted on 06/12/2014 3:55:00 PM PDT by World'sGoneInsane
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To: SeekAndFind

Sounds like the title of a new Lifestyle movie: Alessandro/Alessandra


13 posted on 06/12/2014 3:56:34 PM PDT by mikrofon ("Rights" w/o Responsibility)
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To: Cicero
He may still be a man biologically, but if the courts stupidly allowed him to be declared a woman legally, then he should be forced to get a divorce.

Either that or forced to declare himself as a man with severe self-inflicted physical deformations.

14 posted on 06/12/2014 3:57:00 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Cicero

I think you have it right. He’s still a man, just as he would be if he had both legs amputated. She’s still a woman. If they don’t want to split up, what’s the government’s point in making them?


15 posted on 06/12/2014 3:57:06 PM PDT by Tax-chick (When the truth finally dawns, it dawns in fire!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Doesn’t seem like much of a win for the leftists here no matter how you look at it.

If they remain married, it’s because he’s still a man in the eyes of Italian law (hence this whole “transgender” crap is just that)

If they are forced to remain apart then it’s because Italy upholds their traditional view of marriage, if only based on appearance.


16 posted on 06/12/2014 4:01:15 PM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: SeekAndFind
Since he is admitting to being mentally unstable at the time of the marriage if she wanted out of it then she should be allowed.

However she does not so the marriage stands. And he is still a guy no matter what he had chopped off.

Unless it was his head in which case he would be a corpse and she would be a widow and.... my head hurts.

17 posted on 06/12/2014 4:05:22 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear
... in which case he would be a corpse and she would be a widow and ... that would be the easiest thing for the government, unless she qualified for more benefits that way.
18 posted on 06/12/2014 4:06:24 PM PDT by Tax-chick (When the truth finally dawns, it dawns in fire!)
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To: Cicero

I agree. He’s a mutilated male, a fauxfem. Still a guy.


19 posted on 06/12/2014 4:08:03 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: Tax-chick

More and more I am understanding why God said don’t do certain things because “it is a confusion.”


20 posted on 06/12/2014 4:08:23 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Decisions have consequences.


21 posted on 06/12/2014 4:08:48 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: SeekAndFind

Sooo if he is still married to his wifey-po, does this make her a Lesbian now? or what?


22 posted on 06/12/2014 4:11:01 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: SeekAndFind
He's an injured man. She's his wife. They're married, that's it.

The error would be, if they choose to regard him as legally a woman. That would be a legal lie.

23 posted on 06/12/2014 4:14:10 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o
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To: Patriot Babe

Tell his wife to run...fast, while she can.


24 posted on 06/12/2014 4:17:03 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: P-Marlowe

Either Insane or Perverts.....


25 posted on 06/12/2014 4:23:37 PM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Italians are balking because they apparently don’t allow same sex marriage. But they do, then, accept sex change.

To my mind, same sex marriage is more real than a sex change.

They should not recognize sex change. Problem solved.


26 posted on 06/12/2014 4:25:10 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: kjam22
Either Insane or Perverts.....

Perverts, by and large, don't cut off their own penises to feel better about themselves.

That takes a special kind of insanity.

27 posted on 06/12/2014 4:26:42 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: P-Marlowe

point well taken....


28 posted on 06/12/2014 4:28:21 PM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: SeekAndFind

He didn’t switch anything. He’s still male.


29 posted on 06/12/2014 4:31:02 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Good observation. Our brains can only take so many contradictions before we give it up and just start setting things on fire.


30 posted on 06/12/2014 6:03:49 PM PDT by Tax-chick (When the truth finally dawns, it dawns in fire!)
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To: Tax-chick

I don’t think homosexual “merging” is allowed in Italy, yet (thank G-d for the pope!).


31 posted on 06/12/2014 6:40:06 PM PDT by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Awesome point. I keep forgetting he’s still a man regardless.


32 posted on 06/12/2014 6:42:46 PM PDT by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: SeekAndFind

As the boundaries of hell continue to expand.


33 posted on 06/23/2014 6:30:57 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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