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Nicolas Sarkozy has been condemned by a number of his political allies, after he called for same-sex marriage to be repealed.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.
29th October 2014
Study finds PrEP successful at protecting against HIV when taken just before sex 27
1:02 PM — A French study suggesting PrEP could be just as effective in reducing the risk of HIV transmission if taken before sexual intercourse rather than every day has been welcomed by the National AIDS Trust.
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 94
11:49 AM — Anti-gay activists in Paris are protesting a giant inflatable sculpture - because it looks too much like a butt plug.
13th October 2014
Russian politician: Our clean air ‘purified’ actor Gérard Depardieu of homosexuality 21
6:08 PM — A Russian politician has claimed that actor and director Gérard Depardieu has been 'purified' of homosexuality since moving to Russia.
6th October 2014
France: Tens of thousands protest in Paris against IVF and surrogacy for gays 12
10:30 AM — Tens of thousands of French protesters took to the streets of Paris and Bordeaux on Sunday, to demonstrate against assisted pregnancies and surrogacy, particularly for gay couples.
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.
23rd September 2014
France: Top civil court reinforces gay adoption 2
4:02 PM — The top civil court in France has ruled that authorities must allow same-sex couples to adopt, regardless of how the child was conceived.
22nd September 2014
Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage is ‘humiliating families’ 33
12:58 PM — Announcing his return to politics, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy has condemned François Hollande for introducing same-sex marriage to the country, calling it "humiliating" for families.
17th September 2014
PHOTOS: French rugby stars strip off for 15th Dieux du Stade calendar 10
7:12 PM — As the 15th annual Dieux du Stade calendar celebrates its 15th birthday, the new front cover featuring Morgan Parra has been unveiled.
French anti-gay activist: Same-sex marriage responsible for orphans 17
1:46 PM — A French anti-gay leader has claimed that children raised by same-sex couples will end up as orphans.
15th September 2014
Mayor of Paris: I am delighted that two thousand gay couples have married here 8
6:02 PM — The Mayor of Paris has celebrated the 2000th same-sex marriage having taken place in her city, saying she is "delighted".
4th September 2014
US: NOM president to attend anti-gay training session in France 13
5:55 PM — The president and co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage will travel to France next week to participate in an anti-gay conference and training session.
25th July 2014
France: Mayor who opposes same-sex marriage officiates son’s wedding to a man 11
3:47 PM — A French mayor who condemned and mocked same-sex marriage has officiated the wedding between his son and his male partner.
16th July 2014
Artist brings Conchita Wurst’s image to Paris streets
9:16 PM — Street artist Suriani has taken Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst's image to the streets of Paris.
Anti-gay former French National Front candidate jailed for racist remarks against minister 17
5:40 PM — A former candidate of the homophobic French Front National (FN) has been sentenced to nine months in jail for comparing a black Justice Minister to a chimpanzee.