Happiness and Hate as All Hell Breaks Loose in France

Hours after the French Assembly voted to legalize marriage and adoption for same-sex couples, celebrations and protests — and troubling hashtags — spread across the country.

BY Diane Anderson-Minshall

April 24 2013 9:43 AM ET

For some reason, the antigay activists of La Manif Pour Tous have adopted pink as their signature color for protests. Here they demonstrate a few hours after the French Assembly's historic vote. (Reminder: These are the guys opposed to same-sex marriage and adoption by gays. Wearing pink. And shirtless. And holding each other's thighs. Just saying.)