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French Parliament votes to compensate victims of anti-gay laws

Graham Robson March 8, 2024

The lower house of the French Parliament has passed a bill which will provide recognition and compensation for the estimated 10,000 people – mostly gay men  – convicted of homosexuality between 1942 and 1982. The anti-gay law was originally introduced by the Vichy government during World War Two, when France was occupied by Nazi Germany. […]

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