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A Day in a Queer Life in France: An Ordinary Day

Olivier Steiner | Posted 04.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Olivier Steiner

2013-02-14-ADayInTheQueerLifeBanner.jpgHonestly, I hardly know what homophobia is anymore. Even my parents have worked through it. Everyone around me knows, and I live in a bubble of kindly indifference to homosexuality where it is no more an issue than the color of my hair. But I do remember.

The Political Genius Of 'Marriage for All'

Eloi Saint Bris | Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Eloi Saint Bris

In France the political genius lay in linking gay marriage with the French tradition of (and obsession with) equality. In the end it wasn't about difference, empathy, recognition, historical progress or oppression. It had little to do with being gay, even. It was about legal equality.