Retrieved 4 June The age of consent for same-sex sexual activity was altered more than once before being equalised in under then— President of France François Mitterrand. On 14 Junethe National Assembly of France voted — against legalising same-sex marriage.
Clinicians need to be aware of these specific negative mental health consequences when assessing sexual orientation minorities. On 6 Novembera bill to allow transgender people to legally change their gender without the need for sex reassignment surgery and forced sterilisation was approved by the French Senate.
However, a challenge to the law by the conservative UMP party was filed with the Constitutional Council following the vote. Inthe local tourism authorities launched a "gay-welcoming" charter in tour operators, hotels, bars and restaurants.
In Aprilthe Association of Gay gay and bisexual LGB individuals found an increase in psychiatric disorders Lesbian Parents reported that only 4 same-sex couples had been able to jointly adopt a child apart from stepchild adoptions and the Association of LGBT Families ADFH reported that "some families" were able to foster a French child and "less than ten" families were able to foster a foreign child.
Otherwise, your opinion is worthless. State-level policies and psychiatric morbidity in LGB populations. After we adjusted the analysis for multiple sociodemographic characteristics, we found that individuals who reported past-year discrimination were 2 to 3 times more likely to meet the criteria for a past-year psychiatric disorder regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender.
The Defense of Marriage Act deprives same-sex couples of many benefits and privileges that a heterosexual married couple has under federal law. Participants were classified as LGB on the basis of self-identification.
Although few studies have examined responses to discrimination across stigmatized groups, prior research among Blacks and Whites also found that most individuals report not accepting and disclosing discrimination.
Main article: Intersex rights in France. Retrieved 15 May None of the respondents reported current treatment for any psychiatric disorder. Additionally, since , transgender people have been allowed to change their legal gender without undergoing surgery or receiving any medical diagnosis.