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OPINION: Andrzej Duda’s election victory is a license for homophobia

OPINION: Andrzej Duda’s election victory is a license for homophobia

By Bartosz Stasewski, an LGBT+ activist with the Love Does Not Exclude campaign, based in Warsaw, Poland. He is also a board member of Lublin Equality Pride Association. The incumbent Andrzej Duda has won Poland’s presidential election by 2%, according to official results on Monday morning, when almost all votes had been counted. His victory is a failure […]

Pandemic? Recession? In Polish vote, gay rights in focus again

Pandemic? Recession? In Polish vote, gay rights in focus again

(Reuters) – Sixty-year-old Marzenna Latawiec is determined to brave the risk of coronavirus, and vote in Poland’s presidential election on Sunday, but it’s not the pandemic or the country’s first economic recession in three decades that is firing her up. The mother of two gay sons, from Warsaw, wants to turn what she sees as […]

Poland: Jewish leaders deplore stigmatisation of LGBT people

Poland: Jewish leaders deplore stigmatisation of LGBT people

(Reuters) – Jewish community leaders in Warsaw on Tuesday voiced their opposition to the “dehumanising” language they say is being used against LGBT people in Poland’s presidential election campaign. Gay rights have been thrust into the spotlight during the campaign for the June 28 election. President Andrzej Duda, an ally of the right-wing ruling Law […]