Dating agencies offering extra marital affairs
Monogamy has been propagated to us for centuries to maintain an order in society, but polygamy is what has been lurking beneath the surface and has slowly become the hard reality of life.
In picturesque Rambouillet, the conservative mayor asked a bus company to remove the ad on the grounds that it breached the civil code and threatened the sanctity of marriage.
The storm unleashed by the ads reflected a deep, though often overlooked, strain of social conservatism in France, underlined, for example, by the rise of the far-right National Front party, which in addition to railing against immigrants champions traditional family values in this nominally Roman Catholic nation.
Similarly, advocates of same-sex unions have been taken aback in recent years by the stronger-than-expected backlash against the legalization of same-sex marriage here, which prompted hundreds of thousands of protesters to take to the streets.
An anti-Gleeden petition that was circulated on social media garnered more than 20,000 signatures, while a #stopgleeden hashtag proliferated on Twitter.“Fidelity is not for sale!
” wrote a man who called himself Tangodeo, who posted a photograph of one of Gleeden’s defaced subway ads.