'We are the most homophobic country in the EU': Poland’s election and the LGBT fightback


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'We are the most homophobic country in the EU': Poland’s election and the LGBT fightback



Andrzej Duda, running for re-election as president of Poland, has included strong verbal attacks on the country’s LGBT community in his campaign. Recently, he has referred disparagingly to ‘LGBT ideology’ in an attempt to appeal to his conservative base, calling it more destructive than communism, while some towns have proclaimed themselves ‘LGBT-free zones’. In the last week of the election campaign, can the LGBT community stop Duda from winning another five years in power?
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  1. I live in a small Village in Poland and I am afraid it's TRUE. The people have been brainwashed for centuries. The Church rules. I myself am not gay however I come from a Country where society is more accepting. I embrace people and do not judge. All I can do here in Poland is slowly talk to people and to educate them.

  2. Congratulations on Duda reelection from Japan!
    You are going the right direction! The wrong answer is the path America, London and Paris have sadly gone. High crime, suicide rate, divorce rate.
    Protect family values, cultural identity, and your people!

  3. Honestly… as someone living in the US, Poland should be proud it is how it is and they should not be trying to copy the US or other western nations bc the grass isn’t any greener on this side

  4. I agree with Duda about the promotion thing, it is getting scary, like in the case with J.K. Rowling. However, kids being beaten is unacceptable – there must be harsh penalties for such violence. It would be amazing of religious people left LGBT people alone and LGBT people left religious people alone. As species, we are not yet advanced enough, I think.

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