Dating a younger man gay
Fisher goes further, and sees this as a sign of progress.The lead-up to the French presidential election has been rife with debates over immigration, terrorism and the European Union, but one nonpolitical factor has fascinated the public in France and abroad: the 24-year age gap between Emmanuel Macron, 39, the candidate who will face off against Marine Le Pen on Sunday, and his wife Brigitte, 64. Macron when he was 15 and she was his teacher, married with three children, at a high school in Amiens, France. Macron asked her to help him rewrite sections of a play. Macron moved to Paris to continue his schooling, he declared, at age 17, that he would one day marry his teacher. The specifics of their love have generated headlines, commentary and opinion pieces around the world.Granted, the back story to their coupledom is unusual, maybe even by the standards of the French, whose current and past leaders have been embroiled in very public romantic dramas. A Forbes article asked: “Who Is the Older Woman That Could Become France’s First Lady? Macron is gay and in a relationship with the chief executive of Radio France, Mathieu Gallet. Macron dismissed the rumor in February with a joke. Cindy Gallop, a provocative web entrepreneur who has been vocal about her decision to date younger men, points to sexism.He made that mistake with past girlfriends, he tells me, when he was younger and hotheaded.Now he's mature enough to sit back, keep mum and ride it out.