Recognition and Legal Protection of Stable Homosexual Relationships are Human Rights

Protection of Homosexual Relations

By Grégor Puppinck1450260840000

The ECHR condemned Italy for not giving a status to homosexual couples. Judging through a progressive interpretation of the very content of the Convention instead of through the application of said Convention to the evolution of society, the Court of Strasbourg created a new conventional right to recognition and legal protection of stable homosexual relationships.

ECHR, 21 July 2015, cases 18766/11 and 36030/11, Oliari and others v. Italy.

Article published in French in the Revue Lamy de Droit Civil (RLDC), n° 132, December 2015, p. 33.


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