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Polish leader to LGBT+ and supporters: “Hands off our children”

Polish ruling politician Jarosław Kaczyński confirmed during a meeting of his party Law & Justice (PiS) that LGBTQI (in)tolerance will become the main election campaign theme. "It's all about election strategy", according to political scientist Rémy Bonny. (This article has a copyright disclaimer - see below) "The vice-president of Warsaw has made it clear - … Continue reading Polish leader to LGBT+ and supporters: “Hands off our children”

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Russian MP Responsible For Family, Women & Children: ‘Gays are sick’

In an interview with the public broadcaster Russia 1, Tamara Pletneva said homosexuality is a disease. According to Political scientist Rémy Bonny: “This interview is a good example of Russia’s homophobic discourse”. The head of the State Duma (the Russian Parliament) Committee on Family, Women and Children Tamara Pletneva believes that homosexuals “should be treated.” … Continue reading Russian MP Responsible For Family, Women & Children: ‘Gays are sick’

My 10 Most Inspiring LGBT+ of 2018

This year was for me the year I started to focus entirely on my interest. I started to meet so many inspiring LGBT+ people. Therefore I listed the 10 most inspiring LGBT+ groups and/or persons I met in 2018. Vitalina Koval, Ukraine At the rainbow crossing between the HQs of the European Commission and the … Continue reading My 10 Most Inspiring LGBT+ of 2018

HIV-epidemic: Something from the past? Not in Romania!

  BUCHAREST - Searching for the entrance to the building, I discover a half vowed rainbow flag dangling in the front garden. It is the entrance to the headquarters of Romania’s main LGBTI-organisation: ACCEPT. The frayed flag couldn’t embody the political situation for the LGBTI-community in this post-communist country more. Florin Buhuceanu welcomes me very warmly … Continue reading HIV-epidemic: Something from the past? Not in Romania!