The professional players march in solidarity with LGBT revelers.
The French assembly overwhelmingly advances a marriage equality bill.
If lawmakers in France vote yes to legalize same-sex marriage, the country would become only the 12th in the world where gays and lesbians can wed. Argentina joined that elite list in 2010. Activists gathered on Sunday at the Plaza Francia in Buenos Aires to send a message of support.
The opposition to same-sex marriage in France has staged protests drawing thousands. But this weekend, over the course of two days, demonstrators across the country made the case for marriage equality. French lawmakers are expected this week to take up consideration of the law, which includes adoption rights for same-sex couples.
The bill, a nationwide version of one passed in the city of St. Petersburg, would outlaw any public LGBT events or discussions that would be accessible to minors.
The Russian military goes much further than the antiquated U.S. policy of "don't ask, don't tell" with new guidelines that have recruits facing odd questions and physical searches.
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