France

France: Conservatives Mobilize After French Gov’t Proposes State-Funded IVF for Same-Sex Couples

A proposal to provide state-funded in-vitro fertilization treatment for lesbian couples and single mothers is being welcomed by LGBT groups, but conservatives are vowing to take to the streets in opposition.

France drafts law to extend IVF to lesbians, single women

 Single women and lesbians in France no longer would have to go abroad to get pregnant with a doctor’s help under a proposed law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction at home for the first time.

Society at a Glance 2019

This report, the ninth edition of the biennial OECD overview of social indicators, addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends.

Rainbow Europe 2019

The Rainbow Europe 2019 reveals not only a standstill in a significant number of European countries but a visible backslide on laws and policies safeguarding equality and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people.

The best LGBT-friendly hotels

We know that no such list is ever quite complete because of variables such as changing ownership, "gayborhood" migration and because every traveler's opinion is different. Beyond this list, there are great LGBT-owned guesthouses in cities big and small. To find more modest, queer-friendly lodging, the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), Purple Roofs, Patroc, World Rainbow Hotels, TAG Approved Accommodations, Damron and LGBTQ-travel blogs and guides are terrific resources.