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.