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A Letter From a Gay Father to His Daughter on 'March for All' Day

Mathieu Nocent | Posted 12.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Mathieu Nocent

Two days before yet another "March for All," I find myself this evening with the bitter taste of the meals that preceded this weekend, when thousands of people took to the streets against you.

France Legalizes Gay Marriage

AP | LORI HINNANT and SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 06.23.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS — France legalized gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate that exposed deep conservatism in the nation's heartland and ...

France's Gay Marriage Proposal Prompts Last-Ditch Protests

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Tens of thousands of people were expected to cram the streets of Paris Sunday in a last-ditch protest to stop controversial gay marriage legislation f...

As France Prepares for Marriage Equality, Opponents Warn of Civil Strife

John Becker | Posted 06.14.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

The French people strongly endorse same-sex marriage, and support for the right of married gay and lesbian couples to adopt children sits just shy of 50 percent. But the push for equality in France has an ugly underbelly.

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.

Great News For France's Gay Community

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS — France's lower house of parliament approved a sweeping bill on Tuesday to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt chil...

Finally Abolishing The 'Love Penalty,' France Says 'I Do' To Same-Sex Marriage And Gay Adoption

Marcel Rufo | Posted 12.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Marcel Rufo

It is odd to accept single-parent adoption but oppose same-sex adoption on the grounds that the children would be unable to find any modeling of the male-female differences necessary for them to develop their identity. How does a single parent raise a child successfully, then?