Latvian Rainbow Families Under Attack (PODCAST)

Have Russia, Poland and Hungary infected Latvia with the anti-LGBTQI virus? A new anti-LGBTQI constitutional amendment has been put forward by the Latvian Parliament. Selma Levrence of the Latvian NGO Protests Youth explains the situation to Rémy Bonny.  https://open.spotify.com/episode/6kRvWfsmTmg1HQi7EYuQtm?si=9bX83OKSRX2IFz_lGZsqKQ Also available on Apple Podcasts. Five years ago, when Euro Pride was organised in Riga the future for … Continue reading Latvian Rainbow Families Under Attack (PODCAST)

Rainbow Doesn’t Offend – Court Trials Against Polish Activists (Podcast)

Today, the 13rd of January, the first court trial against LGBTI-activists accused of offending religious feelings will be held. The three activists are facing two years in prison. Rémy Bonny spoke to them for his podcast PRIDE. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0b1Hfafm8GTyQK6ccOuNMf?si=Oq7F3eCnQ3uqqXpcy4-4lw Also available on Apple Podcasts & Deezer. Last year, the Polish government started a war against sexual and … Continue reading Rainbow Doesn’t Offend – Court Trials Against Polish Activists (Podcast)

UPCOMING: Series Of Anti-LGBTI Laws in Hungary

Hungary is planning to introduce a series of laws that will negatively impact the LGBTI-community. The Parliamentary Initiative came right after the introduction of a lockdown to combat the coronavirus with a curfew at 8PM. Hungarian activists feel exhausted. Next to the abolishment of the Equal Treatment Authority, the Hungarian government is planning to change the constitution. “Christian … Continue reading UPCOMING: Series Of Anti-LGBTI Laws in Hungary

Letter to Viktor Orban On His Anti-LGBTI Public Discourse

To H.E. Viktor Orban - To the Prime Minister of Hungary, I am writing to you to express my deep concern over your statements on Radio Kossuth on October 4 in regards to the LGBTI-community. Last week, Labrisz Lesbian Association published achildren’s storybook, which was greeted with positivity both from journalists, children’s story-writers, authors and … Continue reading Letter to Viktor Orban On His Anti-LGBTI Public Discourse

Russia Entwined in France’s Anti-LGBTI Groups

Oligarchs close to the Kremlin built a spiderweb of connections with the French ultraconservative and anti-LGBTI movement.

La Russie Mêlée Aux Groupes Anti-LGBTI Français

Oligarques proches du Kremlin ont construit un réseau de connexions avec le mouvement ultraconservateur et anti-LGBTI français.

Europe fails to protect its LGBTI-citizens

Last Friday, LGBTI activists in Poland were brutally beaten up by the police. Almost 50 peaceful activists were arrested and many wounded were reported. The European Commission is staying silent about the increasing violence against the LGBTI community in the EU. A Europe without values is no longer worthy to be called a 'Union'! The … Continue reading Europe fails to protect its LGBTI-citizens

Download ‘Solidarity with Polish Stonewall’-Poster

The announcement of a two months prison sentence for a LGBTI-activist led to unseen protests on the streets of Warsaw. Hundreds of LGBTI-activists convened in front of the offices of the Campaign Against Homophobia (KPH – Poland’s biggest LGBTI-organisation).  At least 48 activists were detained, and several were injured, after the police used excessive violence to crackdown on … Continue reading Download ‘Solidarity with Polish Stonewall’-Poster

Extraordinary European Council on Crackdown on LGBTI-Community in Poland?!

Yesterday evening, the announcement of a two months prison sentence for a LGBTI-activist led to unseen protests on the streets of Warsaw. Hundreds of LGBTI-activists convened in front of the offices of the Campaign Against Homophobia (KPH - Poland's biggest LGBTI-organisation).  At least 48 activists were detained Yesterday evening, and several were injured, after the police used extraordinary violence … Continue reading Extraordinary European Council on Crackdown on LGBTI-Community in Poland?!

A Europe without values is not worthy to be called a Union

The European Commission’s new LGBTI Equality Strategy has to go beyond the traditional trajectory of striving for rights for sexual and gender minorities. To tackle the problems the LGBTI-community is facing in Central and Eastern Europe, a comprehensive and geopolitical approach will be instrumental.  The Polish and Hungarian government started a cultural war, and they … Continue reading A Europe without values is not worthy to be called a Union