Skip to comments.Italian man who had sex change demands right to remain married to wife
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 mans 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. Im acting to defend our marriage," Alessandro/Alessandra, 43, told La Repubblica newspaper on Wednesday.
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I’m a lesbian stuck in a man’s body!
I demand the right to use the women’s shower!
A Picture of the man ( or woman as he wants to call himself ) can be found on the link.
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.
The world’s gone insane.
Pictures. You won’t thank me.
We used to call people like this “insane”.
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.
(sadly) Well in Houston, you can do that now, thanks to our Activist Mayor and her cronies.
Yes, yes it has. When I claimed my screen name, it didn’t occur to me how much crazier it would get.
Sounds like the title of a new Lifestyle movie: Alessandro/Alessandra
Either that or forced to declare himself as a man with severe self-inflicted physical deformations.
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?
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.
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.
I agree. He’s a mutilated male, a fauxfem. Still a guy.
More and more I am understanding why God said don’t do certain things because “it is a confusion.”
Decisions have consequences.
Sooo if he is still married to his wifey-po, does this make her a Lesbian now? or what?
The error would be, if they choose to regard him as legally a woman. That would be a legal lie.
Tell his wife to run...fast, while she can.
Either Insane or Perverts.....
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.
Perverts, by and large, don't cut off their own penises to feel better about themselves.
That takes a special kind of insanity.
point well taken....
He didn’t switch anything. He’s still male.
Good observation. Our brains can only take so many contradictions before we give it up and just start setting things on fire.
I don’t think homosexual “merging” is allowed in Italy, yet (thank G-d for the pope!).
Awesome point. I keep forgetting he’s still a man regardless.
As the boundaries of hell continue to expand.