Since the conservative Law and Justice Party came to power in Poland, hostility toward homosexuals has been growing. Same-sex couples face discrimination. They may not marry in Poland, so many go abroad to tie the knot.
The Protestant pastor allegedly said gays were "criminals" and that homosexuality "destroys civilization and culture." Prosecutors said his comments were an attack on human dignity.
The Little Bugs soccer club welcomes both lesbian and straight women. But the club's founder worries that a new government declaration to help "protect children from LGBT ideology" signals growing homophobia.
LGBT workers are protected against discrimination at work, the US Supreme Court has ruled. Two conservative judges, including Trump appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, sided with the four liberal justices for a 6-3 verdict.
EuroPride was to happen for the first time in the Balkans in June, a coup for an LBGTQI community facing embedded discrimination. Despite the cancellation due to COVID-19, artists from the region are still coming out.
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