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LGBTI Rights in France


ADDED ON: 05/22/2022

French comedy on Russian homophobia filmed in Ukraine

"The Revenge of the Shiny Shrimps" follows an all-queer water polo team that lands in homophobic Russia. But the scenes had to be shot in Ukraine, before the war. The fictional water…

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ADDED ON: 04/29/2022

Protests greet homophobic TV interview in Martinique

In Martinique, human rights defenders quickly protested against a local television station that broadcast a sidewalk interview containing LGBTphobic conspiracy theories related to France’s April 24 presidential election. On March 22, Kanal…

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ADDED ON: 04/13/2022

Interfaith activists rebut Guadeloupe claim that homosexuality is an illness.

A group of Caribbean and international advocates of LGBTQ rights joined forces last week to denounce misleading remarks about homosexuality from the host of an online show that is popular in Guadeloupe.…

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ADDED ON: 03/24/2022

France’s Zemmour faces suit over denial of Nazi anti-gay crimes

French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour is being targeted with legal action by gay rights groups, who say he denied that homosexuals were rounded up and deported during the Nazi occupation of…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2022

France to lift blood donation ban for gay men who have had recent sex.

France will end a ban tomorrow (March 16) that rules that gay men cannot give blood if they have had sexual relations in the past four months. The update to the law…

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ADDED ON: 02/16/2022

LGBTI Asylum Seekers Suffer Double Discrimination in Europe

Members of the LGBTI community which are looking for asylum in different countries of Europe are facing some difficulties, including double discrimination even in countries that rank high for positive LGBT legislative…

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ADDED ON: 01/28/2022

Holocaust Remembrance Day: How are Nazi Germany’s LGBT+ victims commemorated across Europe?

Today (27 January) marks the International Day of Holocaust Remembrance, an occasion to commemorate the victims — especially European Jews, the main targets of Nazi oppression — who were persecuted and murdered…

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ADDED ON: 01/26/2022

LGBTQ ‘conversion therapy’ officially banned in France.

France has officially banned so-called LGBTQ “conversion therapy,” the widely debunked — and potentially dangerous — practice of attempting to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. “The law prohibiting conversion…

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ADDED ON: 01/11/2022

No to “minority propaganda” in French schools, far-right’s Zemmour says.

French far-right candidate Eric Zemmour on Monday attacked anti-racist and anti-homophobia groups in schools, saying they were brainwashing pupils, as he urged a return to a more conservative education system. Zemmour is…

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ADDED ON: 12/15/2021

France’s parliament has voted to ban gay ‘conversion’ practices

France's parliament has voted to ban so-called conversion therapy, joining a handful of countries that have taken steps to outlaw practices that seek to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.…

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ADDED ON: 12/03/2021

Bisexual goddess and anti-Nazi fighter Josephine Baker given one of France’s highest honours

French-American cabaret star and civil rights activist Josephine Baker has become the first Black woman to enter the Panthéon, nearly 50 years after her death. The bisexual icon is the sixth woman…

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ADDED ON: 11/25/2021

France backs Poland over Belarus but warns EU row not over

PARIS/WARSAW, Nov 24 (Reuters) - France assured Poland on Wednesday of European Union support in its stand-off with Belarus, but reminded Warsaw it needed to resolve a row with the bloc over…

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