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France president signs marriage equality law
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2013-05-18

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Paris, France - On Saturday, President Hollande signed a bill that gives gays and lesbians the right to marry France.

"More than 300,000 All Out members spoke loud and clear and the French government responded," Andre Banks Executive Director and Co-Founder of All Out said, "Now, those who signed France's largest online petition in history have been answered. Marriage for gays and lesbians is a reality in France."

"In 76 countries it is a crime to be gay, in 10 it could cost you your life," Andre Banks continued. "France is sending a strong message to the world that no one should sacrifice their family or freedom, safety or dignity, because of who they are or who they love. We invite the French government and the French people to join All Out in building a powerful global movement for love and equality."

To see the live signature totals from All Out's petition visit: www.allout.org/en/actions/egalite_maintenant .

About All Out:

In 76 countries it is a crime to be gay; in 10 it can cost you your life. All Out is mobilizing millions of people and their social networks to build a powerful global movement for love and equality. Our mission is to build a world where no person will have to sacrifice their family or freedom, safety or dignity, because of who they are or who they love.


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