Jean Danet

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Jean Danet (14 January 1924 – 15 October 2001), was a French actor, activist, and gay theorist.[1] He appeared in 27 films between 1942 and 1983.

Danet was born in Auray, Brittany, France. Following World War II, he began work in films. He founded Tréteaux de France in 1959.[2] He was a participant in the program Sexual Morality and the Law with Michel Foucault, debating age of consent reform in France.[3] Danet died in Paris.



  1. ^ Sibalis MD (2002). Homophobia, Vichy France, and the" Crime of Homosexuality": The Origins of the Ordinance of 6 August 1942. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 2002 8(3):301-318; doi:10.1215/10642684-8-3-301
  2. ^ International Theatre Institute (1967). World theatre, Volume 16. Éditions Meddens
  3. ^ Ashenden, Samantha (2002). Policing Perversion: The Contemporary Governance of Paedophilia. Journal for Cultural Research, Volume 6, Issue 1 & 2 January 2002 , pages 197 - 222

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