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Anti-gay marriage posters supporting gender stereotypes in France

Anti-gay marriage posters supporting gender stereotypes in France

French anti-gay marriage movement “La Manif Pour Tous“ just released two very controversial posters for the next march against same-sex marriage, to be held in Paris on 2 February 2014.

“Gender theory at school… STOP”

Anti-gay marriage posters supporting gender stereotypes in France

Hermaphrodite, the snail symbolizes the absence of gender definition helped – according to gay marriage opponents – by the French government. With this poster, anti-gay marriage protest against “ les ABCD de l’égalité ”, a teaching program launched in January 2014 to fight inequalities between girls and boys in French primary schools.

“Don’t affect our gender stereotypes”

Anti-gay marriage posters supporting gender stereotypes in France

For “La Manif Pour Tous“, boys don’t cry and play manly games while girls play Barbies.

Reactions

Reactions have not been slow in coming on social medias to denounce those retrograde statements. A couple of illustrators modified the posters to demonstrate the danger in supporting gender stereotypes:

Anti-gay marriage posters supporting gender stereotypes in France

Anti-gay marriage posters supporting gender stereotypes in France

How far will anti-gay marriage go to express their backward ideas? Answer at the next protest march!

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