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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.

In June 343 women who had used ART abroad presented a petition calling for the scrapping of the ART ban in France to the government
23/09/2014 - France

French appeal court allows adoption of assisted reproduction babies

Lesbian couples in France may now adopt babies born due to assisted reproductive technology (ART), the highest French appeals court ruled on Tuesday.

'Some Ugandans are gay. Get over it!' A gay activist celebrating the annulment of Uganda's anti-gay law, Entebbe, 9 August 2014
14/08/2014 - Uganda - Interview

Don’t tamper with Uganda’s children, says MP backing new anti-gay law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set to re-table a controversial anti-gay bill that was recently struck down by the country's constitutional court.
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