Expectations of Biden for LGBTQ Europe (PODCAST)

After 4 years of hate-monger by president Donald Trump, a democratic pro-LGBTQ leader is going to be in the White House. In this episode of PRIDE, Rémy Bonny discusses the expectations of the new Biden-Harris administration for the LGBTQ-movement in Europe with experts. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0M8jQx93euuCv584jbKeVT?si=hYlxC4j4QtejGK298_VbLA Also available on Apple Podcasts. During the Trump presidency, evangelicals supported the … Continue reading Expectations of Biden for LGBTQ Europe (PODCAST)

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)

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.

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?!

PRIDE #6: Queer Journalism In Hungary & Hate Crimes In Ukraine (Podcast)

In this IDAHOT special, Rémy Bonny discusses writing about LGBTQ-issues as a journalist in Hungary with Ádám András Kanicsár. Journalists are under a lot of pressure by the government, many reports say. Ukraine's parliament is dealing with a new hate crime law protecting the LGBTQ-community. Andrii Kravchuk from Ukraine's oldest LGBTQ-organisation Nash Mir explains it.  https://soundcloud.com/user-571030641/pride-6-queer-journalism-in-hungary-hate-crimes-in-ukraine

Hungarian PM Demands European Christian Democrats (EPP) to Fight Same-Sex Marriage

Yesterday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban shared a memorandum demanding the European Peoples Party (the biggest fraction in the European Parliament) to start fighting against same-sex marriage. Political scientist Rémy Bonny warns for the impact of this call.  "We gave up the family model based on matrimony of one woman and one man, and fell … Continue reading Hungarian PM Demands European Christian Democrats (EPP) to Fight Same-Sex Marriage

Anti-LGBT Conference In US Senate By Russia-Linked Hungarian Minister

This week, The Hungarian Minister of State for Family and International Affairs Katalin Novak will be speaking during an anti-LGBT event organised by the Hungarian Embassy in the US Senate. Novak has taken up a leadership role in the international pro-family movement in recent years as an important actor within organisations like the World Congress … Continue reading Anti-LGBT Conference In US Senate By Russia-Linked Hungarian Minister