Oct 16, 2016 · PARIS-- Tens of thousands of people have marched in Paris to call for the repeal of a law allowing gay marriage, six months before France’s next presidential election. The protesters ended up at Trocadero Plaza, near the Eiffel Tower. Police estimated the crowd at 24,000, while organizers gave a Author: AP. May 27, 2013 · Gay marriage protests in Paris A man waves flags at the Esplanade des Invalides as he attends a protest march called, "La Manif pour Tous" (Demonstration for All) against France's legalisation of same-sex marriage, in Paris, May 26, 2013.Author: Reuters Editorial.
Jun 27, 2015 · A sea of rainbow flags overwhelmed the few anti-gay marriage activists who reacted in disbelief, and the demonstration seemed to turn into a street party. A tour bus drove past honking as hundreds cheered the decision. One of the demonstrators, Jordan Monaghan, called his mother from his mobile phone amid the celebrations. May 26, 2013 · The comedian Virginie Tellene, known by her stage name Frigide Barjot, who has led the anti-gay marriage movement and been its figurehead, did not attend the demonstration in order to defend what she called "peace and freedom of expression". She is under police protection having complained of death threats and pressure from the extreme rightwing.Author: Angelique Chrisafis.