The European Parliament announced the finalists for the Sakharov Prize on 9 October 2019. And for the first time in its 30 years of existence, a person from the LGBTI community is on the list: Marielle Franco.
While many Poles in Warsaw and other cities have grown increasingly supportive of the rights of LGBT people, a backlash is underway.
Right-wing populism is still growing—and has already established itself as a fixture on the political stage.
Sunday’s election results are set to reshape the EU’s governing coalition, as far-right parties and pro-European greens and liberals each make big gains at the expense of the establishment left and right.
Record number of nationalists elected to parliament face struggle to form coherent bloc
The rise of far-right parties across the European Union is a threat to LGBT+ rights, activists said, as voters prepared for elections this week after a campaign characterized by homophobic rhetoric in some countries.
Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. Now 83, she sees another threat to her country’s survival: lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The European Parliament is based in Strasbourg, France. Its lawmakers will be directly elected in their home countries from May 23 to May 26.
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