Storm over local ban on French gay safe-sex posters

Storm over local ban on French gay safe-sex posters
 

French judges are considering a controversial decision by several conservative mayors to take down HIV-awareness posters featuring gay love.
The campaign, launched by the socialist government, shows men embracing, with safe-sex slogans underneath.
At least 10 mayors have decided to remove the posters, questioned the campaign's morality but denying homophobic motivations.
Health minister Marisol Touraine said she would fight back via the judiciary.
The posters, sent to 130 towns and featuring a range of men of different ages and races, have captions such as "With a lover, with a friend,... read more

 
24 November 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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