Taubira Announces Equal Rights for Same-Sex Couples, Controversy Ensues from Both Sides

In an interview for the French newspaper La Croix, the Minister of Justice, Christiane Taubira, announced that gay couples would be granted the complete equality regarding their legal rights compared to straight couples. The statement triggered a storm of criticisms even from the supporters of the law. On September 11th, Christiane Taubira announced that the […]

France Continues Debate on Gay Marriage and Adoption Laws

One of Hollande’s campaign promises was to grant gay couples the right to marry and adopt. The reform was supposed to be voted on in 2013, but the debate between the French Catholic Church and the political and civil spheres has now taken center stage. The entry of the Church into the debate is linked […]