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 Dec. at 67 (1452-1519) from Europe, Vinci, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, Tuscany, Province of Florence, Italian Peninsula
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
Francesco Scavullo Dec. at 83 (1921-2004) from New York City, New York
Francesco Scavullo (January 16, 1921 – January 6, 2004) was an American fashion photographer best known for his work on the covers of Cosmopolitan and his celebrity portraits.
Glenn Scarpelli Age 52 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Glenn Christopher Scarpelli (born July 6, 1966) is an American former child actor and singer. He is perhaps best known for his role as Alex Handris from 1980 to 1983 on the sitcom One Day at a
Gianni Vattimo Age 83 from Province of Turin, Eurasia, Turin, Italy, Piedmont
Gianteresio Vattimo (born 4 January 1936) is an Italian philosopher and politician.
Sylvano Bussotti Age 87 from Florence, Italy
Sylvano Bussotti (born 1 October 1931) is an Italian composer of contemporary music whose work is unusually notated and often creates special problems of interpretation.
Luchino Visconti Age Died at 70 (1906-1976) from Lombardy, Eurasia, Italy, Milan, Province of Milan
Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo (Italian: [luˈkiːno visˈkonti di moˈdroːne]; 2 November 1906 – 17 March 1976), was an Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, as well as ...more
Sandro Penna Dec. at 71 (1906-1977) from Europe, Eurasia, Perugia, Italy, Umbria, Southern Europe, Italian Peninsula, Province of Perugia
Sandro Penna (June 12, 1906 – January 21, 1977) was an Italian poet.
Stephen Spinella Age 62 from Naples, Italy
Stephen Spinella (born October 11, 1956) is an American stage, television, and film actor.
Ferzan Özpetek Age 60 from Fenerbahçe
Ferzan Özpetek (born 3 February 1959) is a Turkish-Italian film director and screenwriter, residing in Italy.
Sibilla Aleramo Dec. at 84 (1876-1960) from Alessandria, Italy
Sibilla Aleramo is the pseudonym of Marta Felicina "Rina" Faccio, Italian author (14 August 1876, in Alessandria – 13 January 1960, in Rome). She was a feminist best known for her ...more