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Thousands March Against French Gay Marriage Law

AP | Posted 07.26.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS -- Tens of thousands of people protested against France's new gay marriage law in central Paris on Sunday, and police clashed with right-wing de...

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...

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.

Thoughts Of An American Au Pair In Paris On France's Fight Over Gay Marriage

Carrie Dennis | Posted 04.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Carrie Dennis

Why, in a modern European country with socialist leanings, does "liberté, égalité, fraternité" fall apart in the face of LGBT politics? France, particularly Paris, has a reputation as being culturally superior to all of America, but lately it seems that the so-called "city of love" is lacking in love.

French Parliament Makes Big Move On Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2013 | Gay Voices

(Adds details of protests in Paris and Lyon) PARIS, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The French parliament on Saturday adopted the main clause of a b...

Inspiring Moment Of The Week: Straight Politicians Kiss To Show Solidarity For Gay Marriage, Adoption

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices

A pair of French politicians made a touching statement in support of LGBT equality this weekend, as protesters geared up for Tuesday's parliamentary d...

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?