Tag Archive | LGBT free zones

Polish ‘LGBT-free’ town weighs risk of losing EU funds

Polish ‘LGBT-free’ town weighs risk of losing EU funds

(Reuters) – Surrounded by fields of roses and lavender, in tranquil eastern Poland, some residents of the village of Konskowola feel the European Union may be trying to blackmail them. Like about a hundred other municipalities across rural Poland, the local council has declared Konskowola to be free of ‘LGBT ideology’, reflecting a backlash against […]

Poland: Activist aims to shame anti-LGBT towns

Poland: Activist aims to shame anti-LGBT towns

(Reuters) – An activist has begun photographing members of Poland’s LGBT community next to a fake ‘LGBT-free zone’ sign, outside towns that passed motions rejecting what they call ‘LGBT ideology’, or defending traditional family values. Bartosz Staszewski, a 29-year-old filmmaker, has taken portraits of five people so far, and plans another 32, which would target […]