LCI in French. A memoirLeicester, Quirky Press, p. This caused widespread outrage among conservatives in France, despite both same-sex marriage and LGBT adoption having being legal in the country for six years.
Still, homosexuality and cross-dressing were widely seen as being immoral, and LGBT people were still subjected to legal harassment under various laws concerning public morality and order. Main articles: Civil solidarity pact and Same-sex marriage in France.
Registered partnerships from the Netherlands , by contrast, are already recognised.