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Added on: 05/07/2024
05/06/2024
Thousands of protestors gathered in 50 cities throughout France this Sunday, rallying against the ‘offensive’ on transgender rights. The protests were sparked by a report from French…

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
Following the introduction of a bill that seeks to compensate the victims of past anti-gay laws, justice minister Eric Dupond-Moretti issued an apology “on behalf of the…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
France’s first openly-gay Prime Minister Gabriel Attal said French “mindsets are evolving” on LGBTQ issues in a major speech to lawmakers Tuesday laying out his programme. France…

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Added on: 01/13/2024
01/12/2024
French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed Stéphane Séjourné, the ex-partner of new prime minister Gabriel Attal, to the role of foreign minister. On Tuesday (9 January) Macron…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
01/11/2024
BRUSSELS, Jan 9 (Openly) – French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Education Minister Gabriel Attal as his new prime minister, the first time an openly LGBTQ+ figure…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
PARIS (AP) — France saw its youngest-ever prime minister and first openly gay one named Tuesday as President Emmanuel Macron seeks a fresh start for the rest…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
Education Minister Gabriel Attal has just been appointed prime minister of France, the first out gay man and LGBTQ+ person to be named to the position. At…

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Added on: 11/23/2023
11/22/2023
“It was catastrophic for me. It was shameful.” Bernard Bousset recounts the events which changed his life in a clear voice, but he is visibly still deeply…

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Added on: 11/21/2023
11/20/2023
Thousands of people were sentenced under two French laws in force between 1942 and 1982, one determining the age of consent for same-sex relations and the other…

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Added on: 11/14/2023
Namibia’s High Court will rule next May in a case that could see the southern African country overturn a colonial-era ban on same-sex relations. Friedel Dausab, who…

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Added on: 10/26/2023
Officials in the West African nation of Niger are stirring up worries about citizens of Niger visiting Europe and learning about LGBT rights there.  As leaders of…

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Added on: 09/26/2023
09/25/2023
During Sunday’s match between bitter rivals Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille groups of fans chanted lines such as “Marseille are faggots” and “we will hang them by the…

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Added on: 09/20/2023
09/19/2023
France said on Monday that it would set up a fund through its embassies to promote the rights of LGBTQ people, as it met like-minded nations at…

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Added on: 08/14/2023
In a press release, LGBT+ rights organisations from Guadeloupe, the diaspora and Haiti, as well as this news site, denounced the Comité du Tourisme des Îles de…

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Added on: 06/25/2023
06/24/2023
As Pride events got underway in Europe in June, disinformation and hate speech targeting the LGBTQ community spread across social media, triggering extreme online responses, including incitements…

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Added on: 05/27/2023
05/26/2023
Abdellah Taïa is Morocco’s first gay writer in history living in Paris who reimagines being muslim, queer and African. Abdellah Taïa was born in 1973 in Rabat,…

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Added on: 05/17/2023
05/16/2023
Last year saw an increase in gay and trans people reporting physical attacks in France, an activist group said on Tuesday, warning that anti-LGBTQ sentiment remains “anchored”…

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Added on: 04/25/2023
04/24/2023
A decade after France legalised same-sex marriage, it remains the law of the land – providing equal rights to thousands of people. But the debates and demonstrations…

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Added on: 04/10/2023
04/09/2023
A politician in France has become the first female minister to come out as gay in the country after revealing her sexuality in an interview. Democratic Movement…

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Added on: 04/08/2023
04/07/2023
Germany and France are joining the EU Commission’s infringement proceedings against Hungary over its anti-LGBTQ law, a German government spokesperson said Thursday. The European Commission referred Hungary…

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Added on: 04/05/2023
04/04/2023
The French Minister of State for Development, Francophonie, and International Partnerships, Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, has renewed her call for the protection of the rights of the LGBTQ+ community….

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Added on: 02/27/2023
02/25/2023
It is nicknamed the Lourdes of Cantal. A small village of three hundred inhabitants, Quézac is home to a Marian sanctuary which, from the 14th century, became…

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Added on: 02/26/2023
02/25/2023
It is nicknamed the Lourdes of Cantal. A small village of three hundred inhabitants, Quézac is home to a Marian sanctuary which, from the 14th century, became…

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Added on: 02/10/2023
Last year, the LGBT organization KAP Caraïbe celebrated 10 years of existence in Martinique, a French territory in the Caribbean. The organization, whose name stands for “Konsey,…

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Added on: 12/22/2022
JAMRA has initiated numerous marches and demonstrations in Senegal over the past two years to pressure lawmakers to increase the nation’s criminal penalties for homosexual activity. Under current…

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Added on: 11/10/2022
11/09/2022
Pressure on French football. A group of associations and personalities have called on the France team and national authorities to denounce the violations of the rights of…

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Added on: 11/08/2022
A new project launched by LGBTQ rights activists based in Lebanon and Paris offers emotional support services to members of the LGBTQ community — initially to refugees…

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Added on: 11/02/2022
11/01/2022
Documentary and portrait photographer Camille Farrah Lenain dissects issues of representation, collective memory and identity through long-term projects grounded in portraiture. Connecting the dots that make up…

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Added on: 10/15/2022
Are we really free to be, to love and to show who we are without danger? No matter where you are in the world, it is often…

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Added on: 08/10/2022
08/09/2022
On the fourteenth anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in France, liberal Prime Minister Elizabeth Borne announced the appointment of an “ambassador for LGBT + rights” and…