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Alan Hollinghurst at the 2011 Texas Book Festival
15/11/2013 - France - United Kingdom

Britain's Alan Hollinghurst wins French best foreign book prize

British author Alan Hollinghurst has won the French publishing world's best foreign book prize for his fifth novel, The Stranger's Child.
France's LGBTs not always comfortable in sports clubs
10/09/2013 - On-the-spot France

France's LGBTs not always comfortable in sports clubs

Recent statistics show an increase in France in crimes connected with homophobia.
05/08/2013 - France

French anti gay marriage group intends to sue over fake blood protest

The French organisation against same-sex marriage, Manif Pour Tous, says it intends to sue HIV/AIDS support group Act Up over a fake blood protest aimed at its president.

The EuroPride 2013 parade in Marseille
21/07/2013 - France

Europride 2013 celebrates gay marriage law in Marseille

Thousands of gay rights activists marched through the French Mediterranean city of Marseille yesterday at the beginning of Europride 2013, a 10-day gay and lesbian festival.

16/07/2013 - France

Call to boycott new French stamp over topless Femen muse

A new version of the well-known French postal stamp picturing Marianne, a fictional revolutionary hero, has stirred debate after its designer explained that his inspiration was a controversial ...
Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau became the first gay couple to be married in France on 29 May.
27/06/2013 - France

Equal marriage rights for all, but not for all foreigners

Gay marriage has been legal in France since May.
Léa Seydoux (L) and Adele Exarchopoulos in La Vie d’Adèle – Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue Is The Warmest Color)  by Abdellatif Kechiche
25/05/2013 - Cannes Film Festival 2013

Lesbian love tipped for Palme d'Or as Jarmusch, Polanski close Cannes

Star directors Jim Jarmusch and Roman Polanski wrapped up the viewings at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, as critics tipped lesbian love story Blue is the warmest colour or Coen brothers’ ...
François Hollande at a press conference in Paris
18/05/2013 - France

President François Hollande signs into law same-sex marriage

 President François Hollande’s signing of the same-sex marriage law today makes France the 14th country in the world to legalise gay marriage.

The French Constitutional Court has rejected a challenge to same-sex marriage and adoption rights.
17/05/2013 - France

France’s top court rejects same-sex marriage challenge

France’s Constitutional Council has cleared a bill allowing same-sex marriage and adoption rights, rejecting a challenge to the law.

24/04/2013 - France

Hollande calls for unity after France approves gay marriage

The French President, François Hollande, has called for “healing and unity” after France allowed same-sex marriage following months of bitter and divisive debate on the ...