January 17, 2013

As the French people clash over whether or not same-sex couples should be allowed to marry and adopt, French Elle has come out on the side of full rights. Their latest issue's cover, featuring two of the most beautiful brides in the land, declares: "Marriage For All." In her editor's letter, found via The Cut, editorial director Valerie Toranian notes that unlike other countries, where the debate is divided down predictable lines, the French conversation has been marked by an often contradictory and intersecting array of interests, ideologies and cultural beliefs.