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).
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, etc.
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.
Contact: 3 rue de l’Arrival, Paris 75015 – [email protected]