Straight Couples in France Are Choosing Civil Unions Meant for Gays

Washington Post
February 14, 2009
The number of straight couples uniting under France's Civil Solidarity Pact, which allows gay or straight couples to unite in a social and legal status "halfway between living together and marriage," has grown from 42 percent of the total number of people entering such agreements in 1999 to 92 percent last year. [Link]