Tag Archives: French Spring

FRANCE: Thousands Of Anti-Gay Right Wingers Protest President Hollande

Torrential rains forced France’s famed anti-gay Hommen into a totally not homoerotic group huddle during yesterday’s protest against President Francois Hollande. As is typical for France’s neo-Nazi supported anti-gay movement, things got violent. Several thousand people marched through Paris on Sunday in a “Day of Anger” against embattled President Francois Hollande which ended in clashes between police and protesters. Security ...

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New From Manif Pour Tous

Marriage has been legal there for months and months, but France’s neo-Nazi supported Manif Pour Tour carries on. Today’s clip announces major rallies in Paris and Lyon on February 2nd. Somebody want to translate all the graphics? UPDATE: They have taken down the clip. JMG readers have provided recaps and translations in the comments.

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Manif Pour Tous Goes To Italy

France’s NOM-backed anti-gay marriage group Manif Pour Tous, which is now run by a coalition of far-right violent extremists, some of whom call for a Catholic theocracy in France, is taking their campaign to Italy. Siamo lieti di comunicare che da oggi nasce La Manif pour Tous Italia con l’autorizzazione ed in stretto legame con La Manif pour Tous francese. ...

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Frigide Barjot: French Spring Has Taken Over Manif Pour Tous, I’m Out Of Here

Frigide Barjot says that extremists from the French Spring have seized control of Manif Pour Tous and she is leaving to start a new movement. Via The Local: After the latest rally ended in violence as a hail of bottles and bricks rained down on France’s police force and journalists were attacked in the street, Frigide Barjot, the comic who ...

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FRC Cheers Manif Pour Tous

Forget about all those associations with the violent French Spring, the neo-Nazi National Front, and the Catholic theocrats of the Civitas Institute.  Never mind the riots, the gay bashings, the thousands of arrests or the injured policemen.  Because the Family Research Council wants you to know that Manif Pour Tous is doing God’s work. We can take inspiration from those ...

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FRANCE: Marriage Protest Ends In Violence, Hundreds Arrested By Riot Police

Yesterday’s anti-gay marriage rally in Paris ended with yet more violence. Interior Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday that police had made a total of 350 arrests, and that 36 people had been injured: 34 police officers, one AFP photojournalist and one protester. In a statement, Valls blamed the “extreme right” for the violence. Some of the far-right activists briefly ...

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FRANCE: Catholic Theocrats Parade Donkeys At Paris Anti-Gay Marriage March

Joining today’s anti-gay march in Paris was the Civitas Institute, a group that demands a Catholic theocracy for France.   According to Civitas, President Francois Hollande is a “puppet of the Freemasons.” They were followed by members of the extreme-right Nationalist Youth (above), a division of the National Front party, whose leader Marine Le Pen praised the Notre Dame suicide of ...

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FRANCE: Hundreds Of Thousands March In Paris Against Same-Sex Marriage

Manif Pour Tous is claiming that one million turned out for today’s anti-gay march and rally against same-sex marriage. Paris police are putting the number at 200,000. Watch live here. UPDATE: Riot police are already on the scene and responding to protesters who have handcuffed themselves to barricades.

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FRANCE: Government To Ban Extreme Right Anti-Gay Group French Spring

Following Dominque Venner’s suicide at the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral, the French government announced yesterday that it is seeking to ban French Spring, the extreme right anti-gay group to which Denner reportedly belonged. The nebulous movement, which loosely links a number of ultra-nationalist and Nazi-sympathising groups, is accused of making recent threats to public figures – including Frigide Barjot, ...

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Frigide Barjot: I’m Afraid To Attend This Sunday’s Anti-Gay Marriage Protest

Manif Pour Tous leader Frigide Barjot says she might not attend this Sunday’s planned anti-gay marriage protest because the government has not committed to protecting her from pro-gay counter-protesters and members of France’s extreme-right French Spring. Barjot: “I get death threats, calls for aggression, and this morning – a handkerchief full of blood. At the moment, and as we do ...

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Dominique Venner’s Suicide Note

“I believe it is necessary to sacrifice myself to break with the lethargy that is overwhelming us. I am killing myself to awaken slumbering consciences.” – French anti-gay marriage activist Dominique Venner, from the suicide note found near his body at the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral. Venner’s suicide remains headline news across France today and the ruling Socialist Party ...

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FRANCE: Manif Pour Tous Denies Knowing Man Who Killed Himself At Notre Dame

Yesterday a well-known anti-gay marriage activist shot himself in the head at the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral hours after writing a blog post denouncing France’s legalization of same-sex marriage.  The French press, quite naturally, wants to know if the man was affiliated with Manif Pour Tous. Their leader Frigide Barjot says he was not: “This was a personal, isolated ...

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