Oh mon dieu! C’est incroyable!
Ok, so my French is a lil' rusty, but that doesn’t stop me from loving Paris, France. I even have a tattoo of the Eiffel Tower because I love that city so much.
So if you had seen my face when I found out that Paris’s upcoming mayoral race IS ALL FEMALE, you probably would’ve been floored. Yep, this year, four lovely ladies are running for mayor.
Previously in 2008, two female candidates ran for the mayoral position, but this time around, there's not a man in sight. Read More
BY Lindsey Gentile
on Feb 06, 2013
Excusez-moi? Did I read that right? Women can officially wear pants in Paris! This is huge. First you let women vote, and now they can wear pants? Gah. Ladies, how did you live without pants? Weren’t you cold in the winter? Did you have to shave your legs every day? Oh, right, you’ve been wearing pants this entire time anyway.
Last week, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's minister for women's rights, ended the no-pants law, dating back to 1799 (just after the French Revolution). Read More