TVP1 broadcasts a documentary called ‘LGBT Invasion’. In the last months, the Polish TV served as the mouth-piece of the right-wing populist government in Poland.
This morning, the Polish police arrested a 51-year-old woman suspected of desecrating the image of 'Our Lady of Częstochowa'. The police found the image on the streets in Płock - a city north of the Polish capital. After an investigation they found out that the 'culprit' was living in Warsaw. "This is political imprisonment in one … Continue reading Political Imprisonment In Poland: LGBTI-Activist Arrested
LGBT+ organisation Tolerado is organising a conference on 2 April in the European Solidarity Centre, but that’s ‘not done on the anniversary of the death of Pope Johan Paul II - according to deputy minister Jarosław Sellin. The European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk commemorates the Polish fight against the communist rule in the 1980s - … Continue reading Polish Culture Minister: “Organising LGBT+ event is a provocation towards Pope John Paul II”
Today, the openly homosexual party leader Robert Biedron, announced a five-point plan to reach more LGBT+ equality in Poland. He did that while chalking a rainbow in front of the Polish Presidential Palace in Warsaw. This are the five points which Biedron proposed Today: Registered partnerships Marriage equality Protection against hate speech and hate crimes … Continue reading Polish Gay Party Leader Robert Biedron releases 5 plans for more LGBT+ Equality
Polish ruling politician Jarosław Kaczyński confirmed during a meeting of his party Law & Justice (PiS) that LGBTQI (in)tolerance will become the main election campaign theme. "It's all about election strategy", according to political scientist Rémy Bonny. (This article has a copyright disclaimer - see below) "The vice-president of Warsaw has made it clear - … Continue reading Polish leader to LGBT+ and supporters: “Hands off our children”
A pattern of cooperation to increase the reach of homophobic discourse can be seen.
Comments on the ruling by political scientist Rémy Bonny
In an interview with the Polish Newspaper Wyborcza, the Polish president said he would seriously consider a bill to introduce anti-gay propaganda legislation. (This article has a copyright disclaimer, see bellow) Tomorrow, Poland celebrates 100 years of independence. The biggest challenge, according to the Polish president for Poland at the moment is dealing with the division '"between supporters … Continue reading Polish President Duda wants to Introduce Anti-Gay Propaganda Bill
Yesterday the Polish Minister for Internal Affairs Joachim Brudziński announced on his Twitter that he will start prosecuting LGBT+ people for desecrating the Polish national symbols. The announcement came after a person complained about the police ignoring LGBT+ activisits with rainbow flags where the Polish National Symbol (Rzeczpospolitej) was integrated in at the Pride in Częstochowa. According … Continue reading Polish Internal Minister announced that he will start prosecuting LGBT+ People