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A directory of famous Italian gays and lesbians. These notable Italian homosexuals are from Italy or an Italian territory or they claim Italian citizenship or ancestry. These famous Italian-born homosexuals are notable for various reasons, whether they were or are homosexual entertainers, singers, inventors or even composers. Famous Italian gay people include Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci and fashion designer Gianni Versace.

You can sort this list of gay Italian men and women by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of notable gay Italians to start your own people list. Homosexuality in Italy may not be as widely accepted as in some other parts of the world, but these LGBT Italians are helping to pave the way for other gay people in Italy and throughout the world.

Leonardo da Vinci is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Leonardo da Vinci Died at 67 (1452-1519) - Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian polymath, painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. He is ...more

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Michelangelo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Michelangelo Died at 89 (1475-1564) - Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled ...more

Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Gianni Versace Died at 51 (1946-1997) - Gianni Versace was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house, which produces accessories, fragrances, make-up and home furnishings as well as clothes. He ...more

Pier Paolo Pasolini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Pier Paolo Pasolini Died at 53 (1922-1975) - Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and ...more

Andrew Cunanan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Andrew Cunanan Died at 28 (1969-1997) - Andrew Phillip Cunanan was an American serial killer who murdered at least five people, including fashion designer Gianni Versace, during a three-month period in 1997. On June 12, 1997, Cunanan ...more

Chad Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Chad Allen age 42 - Chad Allen is an American actor. Beginning his career as a child actor at the age of seven, Allen is a three-time Young Artist Award winner and GLAAD Media Award honoree. He was a teen idol ...more

Francesco Scavullo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Francesco Scavullo Died at 83 (1921-2004) - Francesco Scavullo was an American fashion photographer best known for his work on the covers of Cosmopolitan and his celebrity portraits.

Michelangelo Signorile is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Michelangelo Signorile age 56 - Michelangelo Signorile is an American journalist, author and talk radio host. His radio program is aired each weekday across the United States and Canada on Sirius XM Radio and globally online. ...more

Franco Zeffirelli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Franco Zeffirelli age 94 - Franco Zeffirelli, KBE is an Italian director and producer of films and television. He is also a director and designer of operas and a former senator for the Italian centre-right Forza Italia ...more

Glenn Scarpelli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Glenn Scarpelli age 50 - Glenn Christopher Scarpelli is an American child actor and singer. Born in Staten Island, New York, he is the son of long time Archie Comics artist Henry Scarpelli. He attended a private ...more

Greg Berlanti is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Greg Berlanti age 44 - Greg Berlanti is an American film and television writer, producer and director. He is well known for his work on the television series Dawson's Creek, Everwood, Political Animals, Arrow and The

Gianni Vattimo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Gianni Vattimo age 81 - Gianteresio Vattimo, is an Italian philosopher and politician.

Sylvano Bussotti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Sylvano Bussotti age 85 - Sylvano Bussotti is an Italian composer of contemporary music whose work is unusually notated and often creates special problems of interpretation.

Luchino Visconti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Luchino Visconti Died at 70 (1906-1976) - Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo, was an Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, as well as a screenwriter. He is best known for his films The Leopard and Death in

Sandro Penna is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Sandro Penna Died at 71 (1906-1977) - Sandro Penna was an Italian poet.

Stephen Spinella is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Stephen Spinella age 60 - Stephen Nicholas Spinella is an American stage, television, and film actor.

Murder of Kitty Genovese is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Murder of Kitty Genovese Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese was a New York City woman who was stabbed to death by Winston Moseley near her home in Kew Gardens, a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York ...more

Ferzan Özpetek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Ferzan Özpetek age 56 - Ferzan Özpetek is a Turkish film director and screenwriter, residing in Italy; who also has Italian citizenship.

Sibilla Aleramo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Italy
Sibilla Aleramo Died at 84 (1876-1960) - Sibilla Aleramo is the pseudonym of Rina Faccio, Italian author. She was a feminist best known for her autobiographical depictions of life as a woman in late 19th century Italy.