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France Takes First Steps Towards Abolition of Prostitution

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 04.15.2014 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

The Nordic Model, as this set of laws is known, views the sex trade as irreconcilable with gender equality and refuses to consider prostitution as inevitable.

French Senate Passes Gay Marriage Bill

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS — The French Senate voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage in France, putting a landmark bill on track to become law by summer. The v...

Gay Marriage Law Passes Crucial Vote In France

Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Gays and lesbians in France may soon be able to marry and become parents. The marriage equality bill currently before lawmakers would grant French ...

Gay Marriage Law Passes Crucial Vote In France

America Blog | John Aravosis | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Gay marriage has won in France. The process is a bit more complicated than that, but in essence, gay marriages will be legal in France by this summ...

French Government Undercuts Senate Over Retirement Bill

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Police used tear gas and water cannon against rampaging youth in Lyon on Thursday while the French government showed its muscle in parli...

Le Sénat

One For The Table | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
One For The Table

The Sénat is the former palace of Catherine de Medici. She did not fool around. The walls and ceilings drip with gold. The Hub put it best: "This doesn't shout democracy."