Thursday 09 June 2011
Same-sex marriage debated in French parliament
Two men kiss each other during a pro-gay demonstration
Reuters/Bruno Domingos
By Sarah Elzas

The French National Assembly debates same-sex marriage Thursday. Unlike in Spain, Belgium and Britain, homosexual couples are not allowed to marry here. The Socialists called for the debate and have promised to legalise gay marriage if they win next year's presidential elections. But not everyone is willing to wait, as one a gay couple explains.

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