Partner of Gay Police Officer Killed in Paris ISIS Attack Marries Him Posthumously

Etienne Cardiles, the partner of Xavier Jugelé, the police officer slain in an ISIS attack on Champs-Élysées in Paris in April, has married him posthumously at a ceremony attended by President Francois Hollande, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, and the current Interior Minister, Gérard Collomb.

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

RELATED: Husband of Gay Police Officer Killed in Paris ISIS Attack Gives Beautiful and Devastating Eulogy: WATCH

Prior to yesterday’s ceremony, Cardiles and Jugelé were PAX’d which is a form of domestic partnership that existed before marriage was allowed.

Cardiles is a functionary (high civil servant) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Here’s part of his moving eulogy, given on April 25th.

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

The post Partner of Gay Police Officer Killed in Paris ISIS Attack Marries Him Posthumously appeared first on Towleroad.

via Towleroad Gay News http://ift.tt/2qGfmLC

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s