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Sauvage: First look at story of gay sex worker that shocked Cannes

Sauvage: First look at story of gay sex worker that shocked Cannes

Audiences at the world’s most prestigious film festival reportedly walked out of a screening of a new film that follows the story of a gay sex worker. Sauvage made its debut at this year’s Cannes Film Festival back in May, earning mixed responses ranging from glowing praise to absolute shock. Now the film’s first trailer […]

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Denmark’s Science Minister comes out as bisexual

Denmark’s Science Minister comes out as bisexual

A Danish government minister has come out as bisexual in a recent interview, saying he did not want to hide in his public life. Tommy Ahlers, the Minister for Science, Technology, Information and Higher Education told Euroman that he wanted to address rumours about his sexuality. “When people mention that they’ve heard rumours [that I’m gay], […]

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French adoption official under fire for homophobic comments

French adoption official under fire for homophobic comments

A high-ranking member of France’s adoption service has said that gay couples are less likely to be considered as potential parents. The Local have reported that the head of Seine-Maritime’s adoption service in Normandy, Pascale Lemare, told a local radio station that same-gender couples are less likely to meet the organisation’s criteria. “There are parents […]

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French authorities arrest two men over terror plot aimed at gay community

French authorities arrest two men over terror plot aimed at gay community

French authorities have foiled a terror plot that would have targeted the LGBTI community. Two men were arrested over the weekend in the greater Paris region and charged over a terror plot according to intelligence sources. The report from Associated Press is published in French publication The Local. The pair, aged 21 and 22, were arrested […]

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French minister Mounir Mahjoubi announces he is gay

French minister Mounir Mahjoubi announces he is gay

Mounir Mahjoubi, France’s Minister for Digital Technology, has announced he’s gay saying he hopes his public acknowledgement of his sexuality will help reduce homophobia. The 34 year old junior minister made the announcement on Twitter on IDAHOBIT Day – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia. Mahjoubi said that homophobia “sometimes forces us to […]

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Macron says its homophobic to accuse him of being gay

Macron says its homophobic to accuse him of being gay

France’s President-elect Emmanuel Macron has responded to accusations that he is secretly gay saying such comments and misogynistic and homophobic.’ Macron is set to become France’s youngest President of the modern era. The 39 year old divisively beat right-wing opponent Marine Le Pen is last weekend’s election. In a television discussion Danish politician Søren Krarup, a […]

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French court rules ‘homophobe’ is an insult, defamation

French court rules ‘homophobe’ is an insult, defamation

A Parisian court has fined a protester for their use of the word ‘homophobe’, declaring the term to be defamatory. Former president of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in Paris, Laure Pora, was told to pay a sum to far right group La Manif Pour Tous as the result of a protest in 2013. […]

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PrEP approved in France and USA

PrEP approved in France and USA

France has moved forward with the introduction of PrEP treatments to combat HIV infections. The decision by France’s Minister for Social Affairs, Health and Women’s Rights follows a similar recommendation in the USA. French minister Marisol Touraine, made the decision this week allowing the drug Truvada to be officially used by HIV negative people as a […]

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France end blood donation ban for same sex attracted men

France end blood donation ban for same sex attracted men

  French authorities will end blanket bans on donating blood for gay and bisexual men. The bans, which are a relic of the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, prevented any male who has sex with other men from ever donating blood in the country. The Netherlands recently took similar action, ending their discriminatory policy just […]

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‘Charlie Hebdo’ Magazine Published Gay Kiss

‘Charlie Hebdo’ Magazine Published Gay Kiss

In Paris yesterday afternoon the office of a satirical magazine, ‘Charlie Hebdo’, was stormed by armed attackers. Reports are currently stating that the attack left twelve people dead and eleven injured. The fatalities include the magazine’s editor, eight journalists and two policeman. French President Francois Hollande declared Thursday a day of national mourning, stating that […]

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