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France moves to ban fake anti-abortion news sites, setting an example for the U.S.

“Freedom of expression can’t be confused with manipulating people.”

Kylie Cheung | December 6, 2016 - 4:29 pm

Romance fanfiction about Rihanna and the French president is now a thing that exists

“Rihancois,” they’re called.

Kelly Kanayama | September 27, 2016 - 12:14 pm

France Overturns The Burkini Ban After The World Explained How Ridiculous It Was

Although the court’s ruling applies just to Villeneuve-Loubet, most advocates expect it to serve as precedent for the 30 other small towns where mayors decided to tell women what they can

Karen Fratti | August 26, 2016 - 11:33 am

French Schools Are Starting To Use 3D Clitoris Models To Teach Kids About Sex

If only men of my generation had one.

Karen Fratti | August 17, 2016 - 7:47 pm

How To Help The Nice Attack Victims: What You Can Do Right Now

Although nothing can undo the lives taken by the third major terrorist attack in France in the last 19 months, there are some ways — big and small — to

Lauren Holter | July 15, 2016 - 8:43 am

The Babayagas House In Paris Is A Feminist, Old Lady Paradise & I Want To Go There

On the east side of Paris, the Babayagas are trying out communal, female-only, senior living. No arts and crafts allowed (unless they want to do arts and crafts, that is).

Karen Fratti | May 26, 2016 - 1:23 pm

France’s Madame To The Rich And Famous Dies At 92

The most famous madame in France—who JFK reportedly once asked for a prostitute that looked like his wife “but hot”—died Saturday at the age of 92, the New York Times

Newser | December 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm

France Passes Law That Requires Models To Get A Doctor’s Note Before They Can Work

France is putting an end to unhealthy models and unrealistic body images with a new law. The country now requires models to receive a doctor’s approval on their health before they…

College Candy | December 21, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Russia Gives France A New Puppy To Replace Killed Beloved Police Dog

Russia is improving its relations with France by sending an Alsatian puppy to them named Dobrynya in a gesture of solidarity after the beloved Parisian police dog Diesel, a Belgian Shepherd, was…

Katrin Higher | November 21, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Don’t Worry, This Little French Boy Will Make You Feel Better

I’ve been spending the last few days reading essays that were published after 9/11, thinking about how deep the rift in my life is, between my childhood until September 11,

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 17, 2015 - 11:00 am

Can We Set Down The Banner Of Gun Rights And Mourn With Paris?

When the news broke on Friday that Paris had been attacked, I was at a friend’s house. I kept reciting the numbers to him: two explosions, 35 dead, hostages taken.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Terrorist Attacks, President Hollande Vows Retaliation

After Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris which left 128 dead and 200 injured, French president Francois Hollande vowed to retaliate with a “merciless” response to the deadliest attacks on…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 10:28 am
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