Le Salon Beige

Le salon beige is a Catholic blog listing daily news stories from a traditionalist viewpoint.

—Le Salon Beige is a Catholic blog known for its opposition to same-sex marriage and adoption for same-sex couples and for its condemnation of sexual education at schools. It is described by media as a far-right Catholic blog (1). It has been sued by Pierre Bergé for calling him an homosexualist (sic) seeking to sell women's bodies for the conveniency of a small group (2).

— —Involved persons:

Guillaume de Thieulloy - Director of publications

Secretary General of Collectif Pour La Famille. Owns an extensive media network: Publishing Director of Le Salon Beige, Nouvelles de France and L’Observatoire de la Christianphobie. President of Defensor Christi association which aims to be a lobby group/legal advocacy group for Christians in Europe. Links with other orgs: Director for ‘les 4 vérites’. Parliamentary Assistant for Jean-Claude Gaudin (chair of the UMP group in Senate). Stated: "A violently anti-Christian atmosphere settled in France. It is the harbinger atmosphere pogroms and persecution. It is necessary to react - fast!" (3)
—Links with other organisations: Links with Nouvelles de France, Observatoire de la Christianophobie (same director). relays news from Civitas, Alliance Vita, Fondation Jérome Lejeune...
—Key statement: : In several articles, the site compares abortion with the Holocaust (4).
Legal existence: Salon Beige is recognized as an association of public interest in France.
Financing: —Through donations.

—EU Accreditation: No.

Location: Paris
Contact: 3 rue de l'Arrival, Paris 75015


(1) http://www.lemonde.fr/politique/article/2011/07/04/les-familles-de-l-extreme-droite-sur-le-net_1544700_823448.html

(2) http://cdn.bvoltaire.fr/media/2013/09/pierre-berge-vs-salon-beige.pdf

(3) http://www.lemondedesreligions.fr/savoir/la-nouvelle-croisade-des-catholiques-integristes-04-10-2013-3426_110.php

(4) http://lesalonbeige.blogs.com/my_weblog/2011/09/la-culpabilit%C3%A9-des-hommes-face-%C3%A0-lholocauste-de-lavortement.html