21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
8th January 2015
London preacher who called for gays to be killed defends Paris Charlie Hebdo shootings 180
12:54 PM — A London preacher who previously called for gay people to be stoned to death has written an article defending the murder of 12 people in Paris yesterday at the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
10 powerful cartoons respond to the Charlie Hebdo shooting 25
12:57 AM — Cartoonists from around the world react to the terrorist massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo
7th January 2015
Gunmen massacre staff at French magazine that published Islamic gay kiss 177
1:20 PM — Gunmen have killed at least twelve people, after attacking the offices of a magazine that published a cartoon of a gay Muslim kiss.
3rd January 2015
One in eight Paris weddings now for same-sex couples 2
12:45 PM — Statistics have revealed that Paris is becoming a hub for same-sex weddings in France.
26th December 2014
France: Magazine ordered to pay 20,000 euros for outing far-right politician 20
12:05 PM — A French court has ordered a gossip magazine to pay 20,000 euros (£15,674) in damages for "invasion of privacy" after having outed one of the far-right National Front party's top officials.
18th December 2014
French politician to sue magazine for ‘outing’ him as gay 5
6:10 PM — A French far-right politician has said he will sue a magazine which "outed" him as gay, after it published photographs of him with a man.
15th December 2014
French far-right party leader accused of appointing ‘gay lobby’ 12
10:05 AM — The leader of France's far-right Front National party has been accused of appointing a "gay lobby" to surround herself.
14th December 2014
France: Far-right party’s deputy leader suing magazine that ‘outed’ him 9
12:37 PM — The deputy leader of France's far-right Front National party is suing a magazine that printed photos of him with a male companion.
12th December 2014
French Closer magazine ‘outs’ deputy leader of far-right Front National 62
4:12 PM — The French edition of Closer magazine has come under fire after it printed photos 'outing' the deputy leader of France's Front National.
30th November 2014
Russian bank with ties to Putin loans £32m to far-right French party 11
3:10 PM — A Russian bank with links to the Kremlin has allegedly agreed to loan €40m (£32m) to France's far-right Front National.
29th November 2014
France: Former President who wants to repeal same-sex marriage elected as opposition leader 11
9:55 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who wants to repeal same-sex marriage, has been elected to lead the main opposition party.
19th November 2014
France: Former President Sarkozy condemned by key allies for call to scrap equal marriage 18
5:09 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been condemned by a number of his political allies, after he called for same-sex marriage to be repealed.
16th November 2014
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage should be scrapped 36
12:26 PM — France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the country to repeal its same-sex marriage laws.
18th October 2014
France: Artist punched in face over giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy 24
5:28 PM — The artist behind an inflatable Christmas tree in Paris that like a sex toy has been punched in the face, after anti-gay groups stirred objections to the piece.
Giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy destroyed by vandals 18
1:18 PM — An inflatable Christmas tree in Paris, that upset anti-gay groups because it looks like a sex toy, has been destroyed by vandals.
17th October 2014
France: Plaque unveiled for last men executed for being gay 13
4:30 PM — A memorial plaque has been unveiled for the last men executed in France for homosexuality.
Giant inflatable Christmas tree faces protests because it looks like a sex toy 95
11:49 AM — Anti-gay activists in Paris are protesting a giant inflatable sculpture - because it looks too much like a butt plug.
29th September 2014
France: Anti-gay National Front wins first Senate seats 18
11:36 AM — France's homophobic and anti-Semitic Front Nationale party has won its first seats in the Senate.
28th September 2014
France: Three-quarters want to keep equal marriage laws, despite calls for repeal 8
1:53 PM — A poll has found that three-quarters of people in France want to keep the country's same-sex marriage laws, despite opposition calls to repeal it.