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Jacques Audiard receives the Palme at  the Cannes Flim Festival
25/05/2015 - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Exceptional year for French filmmakers at 68th Cannes Festival

Three out of five French films in competition won prizes at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival which ended on Sunday night with the awards ceremony.

Cate Blanchett in Carol by Todd Haynes, in competition for the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festivals 2015.
17/05/2015 - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2015

US film Carol wraps homosexual love in elegant style

A world premiere this weekend at the Cannes Film Festival for the new movie by Todd Haynes, Carol. It’s a love story between two women based on a Patricia Highsmith novel .

The French parliament legalised same-sex marriage two years ago
17/05/2015 - FRANCE

French Protestant church authorises gay marriages

France's largest Protestant grouping has agreed to celebrate gay weddings two years after government's law legalising same-sex marriage was passed in the face of opposition from right-wingers and ...
The Vatican has dragged its feet in approving the gay ambassador picked by French President François Hollande
15/04/2015 - France - Vatican

Gay envoy to Vatican 'remains the French proposal', says government spokesman

France says it will stand by its choice to send a gay diplomat to the Vatican, which has dragged its feet in approving the envoy.

Life in Beirut series part 2/5
07/04/2015 - International report

Life in Beirut series part 2/5

Widely seen as a liberal enclave in an otherwise conservative Arab world, gay and lesbian people in Lebanon enjoy a number of freedoms unheard of in most other countries in the region.
Sex and the City of Nairobi: One positive transgender story
01/04/2015 - International report

Sex and the City of Nairobi: One positive transgender story

As the third and final part of our series 'sex and the city' which looks at sexuality in Kenya, RFI spoke to a couple that left Uganda to make a new start in Nairobi.

Sex and the City of Nairobi: Looking up for LGBTIs
31/03/2015 - International report

Sex and the City of Nairobi: Looking up for LGBTIs

As part of Sex and the City, a series on sexuality in Nairobi, RFI spoke to members of Nairobi’s gay and lesbian community.
15/12/2014

French press review 15 December 2014

Former US president George W Bush and former vice president Dick Cheney are described as “Torturers”.
13/12/2014

French press review 13 December 2014

Should politicians be outed? Is French artistic production under threat? How do France’s letters get delivered? And is homework good for school students?

20/11/2014

African press review 20 November 2014

Uganda's anti-gay bill, vasectomies in Kenya and a voice expressing concern about dependency culture in South Africa ... some of the issues in newspapers around Africa today.

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