Short Stack: Italy Is Again Part Of Europe

• Out of fear that the most intelligent trannies in the world would avoid its campus, Harvard is including transgender students and staff in its non-discrimination policy. [365 Gay]

Romano Prodi Italy

• Good has triumphed over evil in Italy. We hate to put it in such black and white terms, but what else can you call this man? Incoming Prime Minister Romano Prodi is planning to introduce a civil partnerships law and pull all Italian troops out of Iraq. [Pink News]

• Remember the 19 vials of HIV+ blood stolen from a Vancouver hospital? Well they found it, apparently discarded after the thief realized he had stolen something with no value. We wonder if he thought there was liquid gold in those vials, or perhaps a nicely aged vintage wine. It will remain a mystery. [CBC]

• An old transgender woman has been denied care by a Lutheran charity group because she might make people uncomfortable. We wonder if they would even be able to tell. [GayNZ]