However, it was recalled by a ministerial decree on 12 January and the gay community Homosexuals were also persecuted under the Vichy Regimedespite there being no laws criminalizing homosexuality. Same-sex couples have been legally able to adopt children since Maywhen the same-sex marriage law took effect.
On 23 April, the National Assembly approved the amended bill by a vote of tothus extended marriage and adoption rights to same-sex couples, making France the 13th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage. Atif hussain s.
This policy on private sexual conduct was kept in the Penal Code of , and followed in nations and French colonies that adopted the Code. Nevertheless, the same-sex marriage law has resulted in increased discussion about the previously taboo and neglected topic.
Registered civil partnerships in the United Kingdom are not recognised — the only solution currently available for a couple in a civil partnership to gain PACS rights in France is to dissolve their civil partnership and then establish a PACS.