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Added on: 12/09/2020
12/08/2020
French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune told a magazine to be published Wednesday that he is gay and plans to visit a so-called LGBT-free zone in Poland…

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Added on: 10/15/2020
10/14/2020
The French government has unveiled a national plan to combat hatred and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT), which emphasises the importance of inclusive…

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Added on: 09/25/2020
09/17/2020
France’s highest court has ruled that a transgender woman cannot be officially recognised as the biological mother of the child she conceived with her wife before transitioning….

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Added on: 07/05/2020
07/04/2020
A pared-down LGBT Pride march drew thousands of people to the streets of Paris on Saturday, without the colourful trucks blasting out techno music but with powerful…

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Added on: 06/17/2020
06/16/2020
Much progress has been made in attitudes towards sexual equality and gender identity – but in many places a dramatic backlash by conservative forces has followed. On…

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Added on: 05/26/2020
05/25/2020
A trans woman in France has won election in her local commune to become the country’s first openly transgender mayor. The council in Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes in northeastern France…

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Added on: 05/24/2020
05/21/2020
Homophobic and transphobic hate crime has risen by 36% in France last year, according to police figures. The new stats show a total of 1,870 victims of…

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Added on: 05/11/2020
05/10/2020
It was during a 1966 concert in Paris when Little Richard, drenched in sweat, told a mostly white audience, “I’m ready, ready, ready teddy, I’m ready, ready,…

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Added on: 02/18/2020
02/17/2020
A Polish mayor on Monday deplored the decision by a sister town in France to suspend 25-year official ties with her town because it declared itself an…

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Added on: 02/16/2020
02/16/2020
As Israel Folau made a try-scoring debut for his new club Catalan Dragons on Saturday, a man watching from the stands was told to remove a rainbow…

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Added on: 01/18/2020
01/17/2020
Les Mots à La Bouche, a 40-year-old Paris institution, is the top LGBT bookshop in France and considered one of the best in the world – a…

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Added on: 01/10/2020
01/09/2020
A former presidential candidate and leader of Tunisia’s largest LGBT+ rights group said he has been forced to flee to France after “very serious” death threats from…

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Added on: 12/27/2019
12/27/2019
A study conducted in 20 countries across the globe has shown that prejudice and discrimination against the LGBT community remains deep-rooted. In order to determine the ways…

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Added on: 10/30/2019
10/29/2019
The rules of the Miss France contest no longer prevent transgender people from participating, the director of the Miss France pageant, Sylvie Tellier, said in a recent…

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Added on: 10/07/2019
Several thousand conservative activists of all ages marched through Paris on Sunday to protest a French bill that would give lesbian couples and single women access to…

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Added on: 10/02/2019
09/27/2019
From leafleting fans to introducing fines and even jail time, France is cracking down on homophobia in football. But when a referee stopped play over anti-gay chants,…

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Added on: 09/25/2019
09/24/2019
The French parliament debated a draft law Tuesday to extend fertility treatment to lesbian and single women, a move set to spark bitter opposition from conservatives and…

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Added on: 06/16/2019
06/14/2019
This week Germany celebrated legalising homosexuality twenty-five years ago. Until June 11, 1994, it was still considered a crime in Germany even though since 1969 homosexuals were…

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Added on: 05/14/2019
05/14/2019
Assaults in France on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people hit a new record in 2018, “a dark year” for the LGBT community, French group SOS Homophobie…

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Added on: 04/06/2019
04/03/2019
A transgender woman has opened up about her terrifying experience of being assaulted by a group of men at a rally in Paris on Sunday. The woman…

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Added on: 03/30/2019
03/27/2019
The film “Boy Erased” highlights controversial conversion therapies in the United States, which attempt to change homosexual children to heterosexual. This practice is surprisingly common in France. …

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Added on: 02/07/2019
02/05/2019
For Vinodh Philip, there couldn’t be a better tribute than his wedding reception to the city that embraced him and saw him through his toughest turmoil. Nearly…

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Added on: 01/31/2019
01/27/2019
France’s contestant for the Eurovision Song Contest has been faced with homophobic harassment on social media. Bilal Hassani has been the subject of online abuse and two…

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Added on: 01/29/2019
01/29/2019
A new campaign in France is aiming to tackle anti-LGBT+ bullying in middle and high schools across the country. France’s Ministry for Education and Youth launched a…

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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/29/2018
Navid Jafartash fled Iran in 2014 because he feared for his life: He is gay, and homosexuality is illegal in Iran and in some cases punishable by death….

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Added on: 01/31/2018
The Human Rights Watch lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights program has fought for over a decade to end human rights violations based on sexual orientation…