Topics :: France

French Bus Driver Fired for Spraying Lesbian Couple With Water

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
A French public bus driver has been fired after spraying water on a young lesbian couple for kissing.

Anti-Gay / Anti-Semetic Graffiti Hate Messages in Toulouse Condemned

Monday Feb 17, 2014
French authorities say they are trying to identify and apprehend those responsible for a recent spate of anti-Semitic and anti-gay graffiti messages that have appeared on buildings in the southern city of Toulouse.

French Conservatives Protest Marriage Equality Law

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 3, 2014
Although France legalized same-sex marriage in May of last year, conservatives from around the country gathered together Sunday to protest the law in Paris and Lyon.

Hollande Meets With Pope Francis Amid Affair Rumor

By Nicole Winfield | Friday Jan 24, 2014
French President Francois Hollande met Friday with Pope Francis amid tensions in his private life over a gossip magazine’s report about an alleged affair with an actress.

7K Same-Sex Couples Tie the Knot in France Since May

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
Appoximately 7,000 same-sex couples have married in France last year after the country legalized gay marriage in May, according to a report released Thursday by the national statics agency.

French President to Snub Sochi Games

By EDGE | Monday Dec 16, 2013
It appears there will be a few extra VIP seats available to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics this February. Neither President Francois Hollande nor any top French official will attend the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia’s Sochi.

France Opens Racism Probe into Far-Right Magazine

Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
The French government has opened a racism investigation after a far-right magazine compared the country’s black justice minister to a monkey on its cover.

Court: French Mayors Must Conduct Gay Marriages

Friday Oct 18, 2013
France’s constitutional court has ruled that mayors cannot refuse to carry out same-sex marriages just because they oppose them.

French Gay Rights Group Takes on Twitter Over Anti-Gay Hashtag

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
A French LGBT group filed a lawsuit against Twitter after anti-gay hashtags trended over the weekend.

French Woman Offers Breast Feeding Service To Gay Parents

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
A French mother has advertised the services of her breasts and the milk therein to gay couples unable to breast-feed their adopted infants. The ad, which clearly targets its intended demographic ran on the French goods and services website e-loue.