‘A symbol for the trans community’: Elliot Page on the cover of Time
By Abiodun Ogundairo
20 March 2021 | 10:22 am
As Emmanuel Macron weighs stricter coronavirus measures, French papers criticise his pandemic response, with Libération naming him "the master of lost time". Papers in the UK criticise Boris Johnson's "anachronistic" decision to lift its cap on nuclear weapons. French magazine MadmoiZelle hails "a symbol for the trans community" after actor Elliot Page appears on the cover of Time Magazine in his first interview since coming out as trans. Plus: the latest absurd suggestion to fight the coronavirus and a "meat war" between two US states.
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