France

The information on this page is provided as a resource for students who plan to study abroad in France.  The organizations, publications, and other resources listed below provide information about all aspects of GLBTQ issues in France, including social activities, politics and activitism, health, relationships, religion, counseling and support, and relationships.  A listing of national resources is followed by a listing of regional or local resources.

FR – information is in French
EN – information is in English

National Resources

SOS Homophobie
http://www.sos-homophobie.org/
Organization focused on fighting homophobic discrimination and violence.  Anonymous phone line for assistance and support.  (FR)

Trans Aide
http://www.trans-aide.com/
National transgender association.  Website includes information on various trans issues and information about different activities and services available to transgender individuals and there loved ones.

Sida Info Services
http://www.sida-info-service.org/
Information on HIV/AIDS and other STD’s.  Provides information to people coming to France or already there, for short or long-term.  Sponsors a 24/hour phone hotline and live chat options.  Also answers email questions in English. (FR/EN)

Têtu
http://www.tetu.com/
Website of Têtu magazine.  News, social, and health information.  Searchable database of GLBTQ organizations throughout France.  Links to many GLBTQ resources.  (FR)

La Dixième MUSE
http://www.ladixiememuse.com/
Website for La Dixième MUSE, a French-language lesbian magazine. (FR)

Beit Haverim: Groupe Juif Gay et Lesbien de France
http://www.beit-haverim.com/
Group for gay and lesbian Jews.  Based in Paris with some groups in other major French cities.  The group’s website has a good list of events and meetings.  (FR)

David et Jonathan
www.davidetjonathan.com
Group for gay and lesbian Christians.  National organization with more than thirty local groups throughout France.  (FR)

Fédération Sportive Gaie et Lesbienne
http://www.fsgl.org
Information on sports gay and lesbian sports clubs throughout France. (FR)

Regional and Local Resources

Aix en Provence

FAG
http://asso.fag.free.fr
GLBTQ student association with contact information and office hours posted on website.  Links to other resources and organizations in Aix en Provence, Marseille and elsewhere in Provence. (FR)

Bordeaux

Wake Up: Association des étudiantes et jeunes lesbiennes, gays, bis, et transsexuel-les de Bordeaux
http://www.assowakeup.org
GLBTQ organization for students and youth in Bordeaux.  (FR)

Dijon

GLuB : Association Gay et Lesbienne de l’Université de Bourgogne
http://association.glub.site.voila.fr/
GLBT organization for students at the University of Bourgogne

Grenoble

A Jeu Egal
http://ajeuegal.free.fr
LGBTQ organization in Grenoble.  Website has information on resources and other organizations in Grenoble.  Provides some information about GLBTQ activities in Grenoble.  (FR)

Nantes

CLGNA: Centre Lesbien et Gay de Nantes Atlantique
http://www.clgna.info
LGBTQ organization for the Nantes Atlantique area.  Sponsors social and cultural events, support for LGBTQ individuals.  Website has up to date calendar of activities as well as links to a variety of LGBTQ resources in Nantes and throughout France.  (FR)

Paris

Le Centre LGBT Paris Île-de-France
http://www.centrelgbtparis.org/
Information on social, cultural, legal, and health for the GLBTQ community.  (FR)

GLUP: Groupe LGBT des Universités de Paris
http://assoglup.com/
GLBTQ group for students from all 13 universities of the University of Paris.  Sponsors various social, political, cultural, and health activities. (FR)

MAG: jeunes gais et lesbiennes (Movement for the Affirmation of Young  Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender)
http://mag-paris.fr
Organization of young GLBTQ individuals.  Offers support to individuals struggling with coming out.  Sponsors social, cultural, and political activities.  Welcomes international students studying in Paris.  Publishes the magazette quarterly.  (FR/EN)

Bi’Cause
http://bicause.pelnet.com
Supports those who identify as bisexual and fights biphobia.  Monthly social event.  (FR)

Etudions gayment
http://etudionsgayment.blogspot.com/
Support, activism, and social group at the University of Paris 10 – Nanterre. (FR)

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