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.
Sunday's vote will show whether Polish political winds still favor the ruling populist Law and Justice party. The liberal opposition is hoping for winds of change, and they are counting on Poland's cities for support.
Robert Biedron is a politician for openness and a hero to Poland's left. The challenge the current mayor of Slupsk poses to the country's establishment has drawn comparisons to French President Emmanuel Macron.
The Indian government has said the Supreme Court should decide on the legality of the law criminalizing homosexual acts. In 2013, the court overturned a lower court judgment that declared the law unconstitutional.
Germany is seen as a progressive and safe country for LGBTQ+ people, but a new social media trend is exposing the daily struggle of many. One user recalls being threatened with the specter of Nazi death camps.
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