A spate of high-profile attacks on the LGBT community has rattled rights groups in France and alarmed politicians ahead of a sensitive parliamentary debate on giving lesbian couples access to fertility treatment. Some three thousand people attended a rally in central Paris on Sunday to denounce assaults on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT people and demand urgent action from the government. A minute of silence was observed in memory of transgender sex worker Vanessa Campos, who was murdered in the Bois de Boulogne, a park on the city's western fringes, in August.
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However, a lesser known indecent exposure law that often targeted homosexuals was introduced in before being repealed twenty years later. After granting same-sex couples domestic partnership benefits known as the civil solidarity pactFrance became the thirteenth country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage in Laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity were enacted in andrespectively.
While studying at the University of Paris, Ignatius of Loyola met the other six founding members of the Jesuits and this small group first bound themselves together through a vow taken on August 15, in the crypt of a church on Montmartre just outside the French capital. Despite this historical link to the kingdom and the support of many prominent French aristocrats and churchmen, the Society experienced a mixed reception in France during the religious wars. It grew rapidly from the mid-sixteenth century, founding colleges in many French cities, but never received official royal recognition despite Henri III r.
Some years ago, Claude and Philipe Favre followed their dreams and left the hustle of Paris for the tranquility and beauty of western France. They were, in fact following a life-long vision of setting up a charming Brittany hotel that combined their modern sophisticated Parisian tastes with the unique homely charisma of Brittany. Bicycles are available and guests can also practice all sorts of sports in the vicinity, such as tennis, golf, riding and sailing.
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Tens of thousands of people have marched in Paris to protest against a new law allowing lesbian couples and single women the right to conceive children with medical help. Many of the protesters had also been active in the large protest movement against same-sex marriage seven years ago. Inthe legalisation of same-sex marriage in France was unique among its European neighbours in sparking months of large street demonstrations, which saw violent clashes between far-right groups and riot police and led to a rise in homophobic attacks.
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This article was originally published by Coda Story. Looking up at the five huge golden domes obscuring the view to the Eiffel Tower, a pair of French tourists visiting the capital for the weekend are puzzled, even shocked. Marie-Christine quite likes it.