French Constitutional Council Validates the Same-Sex Marriage Bill

May 17 was the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), and also the day the French Constitutional Council approved the same-sex marriage bill that will give same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt children. On Friday, May 17, in the late afternoon, the “wise-men” of the Council released a statement, declaring that “the articles (…) […]

National Assembly Pulls All-Nighter to Discuss Gay Rights Legislation

The French National Assembly had a nuit blanche – loosely translated as an all-nighter – from February 3 to Feburary 4 to discuss the gay rights legislation. While the article legalizing gay marriage was adopted on Saturday, February 2, many other aspects of the bill still need to be discussed. The session, which lasted from […]