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Young Gay Couple Marries in Beautiful New Clip from Italy: VIDEO

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Remember Australia's "It's Time" marriage equality video?

FeetWell, think of this as Italy's version.

A first-of-its-kind video raises the issue of marriage equality in Italy just in time for Valentine's Day. It's called "I'll Marry You" and it's named for a well-known song by Lorenzo 'Jovanotti' Cherubini, who offered the use of it to LGBT rights group Arcigay for this clip, which draws attention to the need for marriage equality in that country. The video took four months to make, according to Italian paper La Republicca and tells the story of a young gay couple who gets married and another lesbian couple who gets engaged at their wedding.  The video is sponsored by Arcigay and AGEDO (the Italian version of PFLAG, as well as Bologna Pride).

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

Previous Gay Wedding videos...
Gay Wedding Video of the Day: Amir and Chandler [tr]
Gay Wedding Video of the Day: Ruben and Joaquin [tr]
Dan and Eric Find Their Wedding Reception [tr]
Patrick and Scott Tie the Knot in Minnesota [tr]
First Dance at a Gay Wedding [tr]

We are starting a regular column featuring gay wedding videos (see some of them at links above). If you've got a creative wedding video online you'd like to share with Towleroad to celebrate marriage equality in this column please send it along. Extravagant, simple, sexy - we'll consider them (but can't guarantee we'll post them) all - the more creative the better! Let us know at tips - at - towleroad.com.

Ti sposerò - Gay Marriage from WEDDINGITALIA FILM on Vimeo.

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  1. Sorry guys. Would help if I attached the video. Enjoy.

    Posted by: Andy Towle | Feb 14, 2012 12:05:15 PM


  2. Click on the big blank space 'neath the italicized notice. Vimeo is weird about embedding, I guess.

    Posted by: Latebrosus | Feb 14, 2012 12:06:44 PM


  3. Sweet video. I love Jovanotti! His CD from a few years back, Safari, is great.

    Posted by: Jeff | Feb 14, 2012 12:11:41 PM


  4. I love watching these marriage vids! And although this was sweet...my favorite is still the Australian vid.

    Posted by: Geoff M | Feb 14, 2012 12:21:40 PM


  5. Cute.

    I love me some adorable Italian man.

    Posted by: jasun mark | Feb 14, 2012 12:26:46 PM


  6. Too bad we can't have polygamy, I want to marry these two.

    Posted by: Craig | Feb 14, 2012 12:30:28 PM


  7. ...brought tears to my eyes.

    Posted by: Michael in Toronto | Feb 14, 2012 12:55:08 PM


  8. That was charming. Thanks for this new series, Andy.

    Posted by: Glenn I | Feb 14, 2012 1:25:12 PM


  9. Andy,

    Love this series.

    Question: how important is the word "gay" ("gay couple", "gay wedding", etc.), particularly in the context of a "gay" site?

    Obviously, it's fine to use descriptors, but, in these instances, I'm not sure if the word "gay" is needed.

    With legitimacy, are we not allowed to simply be couples who get married?

    I guess there's something about the word "gay" and how it's used here that makes me think "other".

    Posted by: mini | Feb 14, 2012 1:54:43 PM


  10. Lovely ad! We Americans need to figure out how to make equivalent ads to this one and the great Australian ad. Most of our ads have earnest but, frankly, boring talking heads talking about how people should have what we see displayed here.

    One down side, though: I'm hungry after watching those people eating what was undoubtedly delicious Italian food! Oh, well ...

    Posted by: K in VA | Feb 14, 2012 2:14:46 PM


  11. Been with the same man over 40 years, never felt or currently feel the need to marry; but these videos bring tears to my eyes. Seeing these men and women express their love for each other so openly, that is what moves me. To me that is the true message of marriage equality. Love=Love and love is always a beautiful thing.

    Posted by: Joey | Feb 14, 2012 2:33:56 PM


  12. low key - nice

    Posted by: ACe | Feb 14, 2012 3:28:32 PM


  13. @Mini- I agree. I dislike the term 'gay marriage'.

    Marriage is a permanent exclusive commitment between two intimate people regardless of gender. In the U.S. the government and religious bigots should no right to declare these marriages false or non-existent, imho.

    Posted by: Jexer | Feb 14, 2012 5:32:55 PM


  14. cute video

    Posted by: will | Feb 14, 2012 5:48:01 PM


  15. Lovely,

    Posted by: Ian | Feb 14, 2012 6:50:04 PM


  16. They all have such great scarves!

    Posted by: jno | Feb 15, 2012 5:09:10 AM


  17. Bello.

    Posted by: michael | Feb 15, 2012 7:43:59 AM


  18. Reminds me of the day I married the love of my life - such profound joy! If only the rest of the country would follow suit... I just hope I get to see it soon. Now, I feel the need to look at our photos and video, so we can relive that day.

    Posted by: John | Feb 15, 2012 9:03:01 AM


  19. Marriage is marriage. Period. Ain't gay. Ain't straight. It's simply two people, in love, who wish to commit themselves to a lifetime together and have their union recognized civilly. Hate the "gay marriage" label.

    Posted by: jamal49 | Feb 15, 2012 12:28:25 PM


  20. @JNO -- I'm glad I wasn't the only one who noticed the scarves. :D

    Posted by: B. Snow | Feb 15, 2012 12:54:46 PM


  21. That was super! I hope the country of my grandparents soon does the right thing and ignores the pathetic Vatican and lets our people love.

    Posted by: Peter | Feb 15, 2012 5:16:01 PM


  22. Thank you for posting this series. Yes, I wish there were American equivalents but unless it featured Chelsea clones & WeHo zombies it wouldn't get produced.

    Posted by: mikeflower | Feb 24, 2012 1:35:12 PM


  23. nice and i like it very much this video clip,i wish both of you love lasting forever.

    Posted by: william.a.m. | Sep 8, 2012 9:56:29 AM


  24. Thanks for the video! Very emotional!

    Posted by: viagra cialis | Oct 28, 2012 6:10:41 AM


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