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MEPs to join 17th Warsaw Pride

On Saturday June 3rd, the seventeenth Equality Parade will take place in Warsaw. Since the populist. nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party got in power in October 2015, progress on LGBTI issues has been halted and an anti-LGBTI agenda has become more prominent. Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoed a gender recognition bill back in October 2015 for example. Pro-LGBT rights […]

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Hungary blocks LGBTI action in Europe

This Monday, the European Council (made up of Ministers of the Member States of the EU), failed to reach agreement on a common response to the Commission’s “List of Actions to advance LGBTI equality“. Nearly all Member States had expressed their support for the List of Actions, but a veto by the minister from Hungary prevented final agreement in the […]

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