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.
By pushing for a presidential election during the coronavirus pandemic, did Poland's government put politics ahead of people's lives? DW's Conflict Zone confronts MEP Dominik Tarczynski.
Switzerland has voted strongly in favor of banning discrimination against gay men, lesbians and bisexual people. Opponents said a new law could stifle free speech.
Polish judges wanted the European Court of Justice to rule on the legality of the 2017 reforms. Poland's government has been on a collision course with the EU due to its overhaul of the court system for several years.
Germany's health minister wants to ban gay "conversion therapy." The move sends an important message, as the LGBT+ community continues to face discrimination in many parts of the world, says DW editor-in-chief Ines Pohl.
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