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Tips for LGBTQ Students in France

Posted on October 14, 2020


In general, France is considered to be tolerant and to uphold LGBTQ rights. Paris is known for being historically friendly to the LGBTQ community, and there are several gay districts in the city. Marriage equality is recognized, anti-discrimination laws are in place and French people are expressing increasingly tolerant views. However, recent surveys have found that there are still many clichés and stereotypes held by the French in relation to LGBTQ individuals. While some individuals may experience harassment and there have been a few highly publicized attacks on gay men, France is experiencing an overall decline in homophobia and transphobia.

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