France’s LGBTI community may be seeing a backlash against the legalization of same-sex marriage with a 78% increase in homophobic incidents reported to the SOS Homophobie campaign last year.
Transgender women in Paris in the 1950s and 60s. photographer unknown.
I made a change to this post out of respect for someone who called me out on it. thanks.
A 25-year-old rising star of the National Front party has defended Russia’s anti-gay laws saying any negative reports are ‘complete nonsense’.
Photo: Alexander Klein/Getty (Owens), Miguel Medina/AFP (Runway)
The Rick Owens show is always a must-see event at Paris Fashion Week, but this season the American designer took the performance to another level…
Police believe they may have found a second person responsible for the death of anti-fascist student Clément Méric.
Over the weekend, the hashtag “gays must die” become the most popular topic to trend on Twitter in France, prompting an LGBT rights organization to announce it plans to sue the social media website…
As the saying goes, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Trying to beat them by joining them is one of the newest anti-gay marriage protests in France.
A 42-year-old hairdresser from Limogues was discovered by firefighters after friends realized she had been missing for 24 hours.
Bastille Day celebrations at the weekend, which included lighting up the Eiffel Tower in rainbow colours, have come under criticism by opponents to equal marriage in France.
via Joe. My. God.
Twitter has agreed to submit to a court order requiring them to deliver information on users who send tweet that violate France’s laws on hate speech. Pink News reports:
The Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF), made a complaint in April pushing the public Prosecutor of Paris to take action to ensure that the information was handed over by Twitter. Twitter said handing over the information would “allow the identification of some authors” of the abusive tweets to French courts. Both Twitter and the UEJF “actively continue to fight” against abusive and discriminatory messages, “in compliance with their respective national legislation”.
Terrence Higgins Trust is seeking to reassure gay men in Britain following a recent spate of bacterial meningitis cases among gay men in Berlin and Paris.
Masked muscle men get into their trunks to storm the beach and demand freedom for an anti-gay activist.
Thousands of anti-gay demonstrators are expected to protest Paris’s first gay pride parade since legalizing same-sex marriage one month ago.