Tag Archives: Poland

MEPs send a solidarity statement for Poland’s Rainbow Friday

Ahead of the 2019 Rainbow Friday in Poland, around 50 MEPs who are Members of the European Parliament’s LGBTI Intergroup have sent a public letter to express their solidarity with organisers and participants. It reads: Dear students, teachers and school staff in Poland, Ahead of Rainbow Friday 2019, we want to send you our heartfelt support. We sincerely wish for […]

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MEPs challenge Poland to support Rainbow Friday

20 MEPs have signed a letter challenging the Polish government over attempts to suppress an event that helps raise awareness of LGBTI issues among young people. On 26 October 2018, Rainbow Friday, a day dedicated to raising awareness about LGBTI rights in schools in Poland, took place for the third consecutive year. But schools found themselves under governmental pressure to […]

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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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