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Poles run for LGBT equality ahead of presidential vote

Poles run for LGBT equality ahead of presidential vote

(Reuters) – Around a hundred Poles took part in an ‘Equality Run’ on Saturday, condemning discrimination against the LGBT community, during a presidential election campaign where gay rights have provoked fierce debate. The run took place as a number of anti-government protests from groups, including LGBT rights protestors and feminists, took place in Warsaw.

Poland: President says he would ban LGBT teaching in schools

Poland: President says he would ban LGBT teaching in schools

(Reuters) – President Andrzej Duda vowed on Wednesday to ban teaching about LGBT issues in Poland’s schools, in an apparent pitch to his conservative base during an increasingly tight race for the June 28 presidential election. Duda is an ally of the ruling right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party (PiS), which brands LGBT ‘ideology’ as […]