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Added on: 06/23/2024
06/22/2024
The U.S. Ambassador to Hungary hasn’t exactly been embraced by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government. But now, it seems, things are getting petty. David Pressman, a gay…

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Added on: 06/09/2024
06/08/2024
Monika Magashazi is a fighter. The 52-year old trans woman lives in Hungary — a country that has been ruled by Viktor Orban’s nationalist Fidesz party since…

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Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
A top-ranking official in Hungary’s ultraconservative government has stepped down after being caught fleeing an alleged gay sex party. József Szájer announced his resignation as a member of…

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Added on: 04/07/2024
04/06/2024
Christian organisations are successful in spreading the anti-woke, anti-gender and Christian-nationalist agenda. That was the alarm that sounded in Brussels on Thursday. At a conference at the…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
01/23/2024
Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán has claimed that ‘no money in the world’ would make him accept LGBTQ+ “propaganda” after the EU froze funding to the country…

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Added on: 11/05/2023
11/03/2023
The Hungarian National Museum is defying the government’s ban on minors visiting the World Press Photo exhibition, claiming they don’t have the authority to ask for visitors’…

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Added on: 10/29/2023
10/28/2023
Hungary’s government has banned youngsters under 18 from visiting the World Press Photo exhibition on display in Budapest, citing LGBT content in some of the photos. Prime…

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Added on: 10/08/2023
10/06/2023
One of the largest festivals in Europe, Sziget takes place on a beach-lined island in the middle of the Danube River, a short journey from the city…

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Added on: 09/21/2023
09/20/2023
The country’s first female, and youngest-ever, president was in the LGBTQ+ community’s good books earlier this year when she vetoed an inhumane bill that would have allowed citizens to…

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Added on: 09/09/2023
09/08/2023
ELLE Magazine in Hungary takes the fight for LGBT rights to the forefront and fearlessly showcases equality in a move that could see the popular source face…

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Added on: 09/02/2023
09/01/2023
A cheerful animated video featuring two vibrantly coloured people skating and rollerblading to a festival was banned from being aired during daytime hours in Hungary earlier this…

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Added on: 07/22/2023
07/21/2023
Young Europeans, born after the era of communist oppression, know the phenomenon of unanimity in a political context by hearsay at best and may think nothing of…

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Added on: 07/21/2023
In another blow to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in Hungary, on July 13, the Hungarian government proposed a bill that excludes transgender women from a…

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Added on: 07/16/2023
07/15/2023
Thousands of Hungarians braved scorching heat for the annual Pride march in Budapest on Saturday, protesting against government controls over public displays by the LGBT community. Prime…

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Added on: 07/15/2023
07/14/2023
Hungary’s second-largest bookstore, Lira, said on Friday it plans to take legal action after it received a hefty government fine for the sale of an LGBT-themed British…

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Added on: 07/10/2023
07/09/2023
When the US evangelical preacher and anti-LGBTQ+ crusader Scott Lively landed in Uganda in 2009 to warn of the “gay agenda”, he was arriving after a series…

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Added on: 06/25/2023
06/24/2023
As Pride events got underway in Europe in June, disinformation and hate speech targeting the LGBTQ community spread across social media, triggering extreme online responses, including incitements…

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Added on: 05/24/2023
05/23/2023
Hungary on Tuesday modified a new whistleblower law, following outcry by human rights groups, by removing a section that had allowed citizens to report anonymously against perceived…

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Added on: 05/11/2023
05/10/2023
LONDON, May 11 (Openly) – Europeans are moving ever closer to embracing equal rights for all despite a rise in anti-transgender rhetoric by many of their politicians,…

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Added on: 05/05/2023
05/05/2023
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s populist prime minister likened liberalism to a “virus” in an opening speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in the Hungarian capital…

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Added on: 04/25/2023
04/24/2023
In a surprising move, Hungarian President Katalin Novak rejected the new law that restricts the rights of homosexual and transsexual people on April 21. It marks the…

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Added on: 04/21/2023
04/20/2023
Hungary’s Christian LGBT community hopes a visit by Pope Francis to Budapest next week can help heal wounds in a deeply divided society amid an intensifying anti-LGBT…

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Added on: 04/16/2023
04/16/2023
Unilateral action on trade by European Union member states is unacceptable, a European Commission spokesperson said on Sunday, after Poland and Hungary announced bans on grain and…

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Added on: 04/15/2023
04/14/2023
Hungary has just passed a law empowering citizens to report same-sex families with kids to local authorities for violating the “constitutionally recognized role of marriage and the…

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Added on: 04/11/2023
04/10/2023
Keep your hands off the Hungarian children, Hungarian State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Tamás Menczer told Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský (Pirates, Greens/EFA) who expressed his regrets…

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Added on: 04/08/2023
04/07/2023
Germany and France are joining the EU Commission’s infringement proceedings against Hungary over its anti-LGBTQ law, a German government spokesperson said Thursday. The European Commission referred Hungary…

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Added on: 04/07/2023
04/07/2023
Fifteen EU governments have joined the European Commission’s lawsuit against Hungary over a controversial anti-LGBTQ law making what civil society groups have described as the largest human…

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Added on: 03/22/2023
03/21/2023
Austria will join the Commission’s infringement case against Hungary over the so-called “anti-LGBT propaganda law,” EU and Constitutional Affairs Minister Karoline Edtstadler (ÖVP) said Monday evening in…

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Added on: 03/10/2023
03/09/2023
BUDAPEST, March 9 (Reuters) – Hungary’s Justice Minister said late on Wednesday that Budapest would fight in the Court of Justice of the EU to defend an…