Tag Archive | François Hollande

France:  Government Launches Plan To Fight Hate Against LGBT People

France: Government Launches Plan To Fight Hate Against LGBT People

After the Orlando attacks in the United States in June 2016, French President Hollande announced that the mandate of the Inter-ministerial Delegation to Racism and Antisemitism would be extended to the fight against LGBTphobia, and that an action plan would be put in place. The plan is now launched. In order to implement the plan, […]

UPDATE: Méric Pronounced Dead, Hollande Condemns Attack

The 18-year-old, left-wing, gay rights activist, Clément Méric, was pronounced dead yesterday evening at L’Hôpital de la Pitié Salpêtrière in Paris. Méric was attacked by a group of skinheads, believed by French media to have been linked to a neo-Nazi group in the capital. He was hit in the head with knuckle-dusters, according to eyewitnesses, […]