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Foreign partners fall through gay marriage loophole in France

Foreign partners fall through gay marriage loophole in France
 
Anthony-Masterson

When France became the 14th country in the world to legalise gay marriage earlier this year, it was trumpeted by many as a key moment for equality. But some couples are discovering they can't get married because of a legal loophole. Bilateral agreements mean some foreigners with French partners fall under the marriage laws of their home countries, which don’t recognise gay marriage.

 


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