Hungary

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Added on: 10/08/2020
10/07/2020
When Hungary’s Dorottya Redai and Boldizsar Nagy released their new children’s book on Sept. 21, they did not expect their initial run of 1,500 copies to sell…

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Added on: 10/05/2020
10/04/2020
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Sunday that homosexuals should “leave our children alone” when asked about a children’s book containing gay characters that was publicly shredded…

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Added on: 09/11/2020
09/10/2020
Few interviews have received such media attention in Hungary recently as that given by Germany’s Europe Minister Michael Roth. In the interview with t-online, published on August…

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Added on: 08/25/2020
08/24/2020
Although the parade had been canceled, tensions around this year’s Pride Week haven’t dissipated. At the latest event, far-right Mi Hazánk party announced they would initiate a…

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Added on: 08/20/2020
08/19/2020
Central European nations should unite to preserve their Christian roots as western Europe experiments with same-sex families, immigration and atheism, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on…

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Added on: 08/18/2020
08/17/2020
After years of progress towards equality across Europe, LGBT+ campaigners across the continent have faced a bruising few years – with politicians in Poland openly stoking anti-LGBT+…

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Added on: 06/02/2020
06/01/2020
The Hungarian parliament has voted to strip transgender people of their current rights to legally change their gender. The new law defines gender on the basis of…

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Added on: 05/20/2020
05/19/2020
Hungary’s parliament voted Tuesday to ban transgender people from changing their gender on identity documents, in a move that LGBT+ advocates said was creating panic among trans…

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Added on: 04/28/2020
The European Union has been urged to take action against the Hungarian government as it moves to push through “discriminatory” legalisation that would end the legal recognition…

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Added on: 04/03/2020
04/02/2020
European Union (EU) lawmakers on Thursday criticized Hungary for trying to ban transgender people from changing their sex on some official documents as a “deliberate” attack on…

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Added on: 04/02/2020
04/01/2020
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has moved to seize long-standing rights as one of the first things he will do after receiving new autocratic power. On Monday,…

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Added on: 02/01/2020
01/31/2020
The LGBT+ community in Hungary is facing “increasingly concentrated attacks” by the far-right government, activists have said, and hard-won LGBT+ rights in the country could be at…

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Added on: 11/28/2019
11/27/2019
Hungary will not participate in next year’s Eurovision song contest, amid speculation the decision was taken because the competition is “too gay” for the taste of the…

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Added on: 11/05/2019
11/03/2019
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, today’s eastern Europeans are fearful for the future of democracy, sceptical of government and the main political parties,…

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Added on: 10/25/2019
10/25/2019
In a recent survey, Poles were asked to identify what they felt to be the biggest threats facing them in the 21st century, choosing from options such…

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Added on: 10/15/2019
10/14/2019
A narrower-than-expected win for Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) and a serious setback for Hungary’s governing Fidesz show eastern Europe’s illiberal nationalist parties are not…

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Added on: 08/07/2019
Coca-Cola is facing intense criticism in Hungary over an ad campaign featuring same-sex couples, the latest instance of a vocal anti-gay backlash across parts of post-communist central…

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Added on: 06/16/2019
06/14/2019
This week Germany celebrated legalising homosexuality twenty-five years ago. Until June 11, 1994, it was still considered a crime in Germany even though since 1969 homosexuals were…

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Added on: 12/08/2018
12/08/2018
“A Europe that protects” is Austria’s motto for its presidency of the Council of the EU. But it couldn’t agree to protect everyone. Hungary and Poland on…

World Voices

Added on: 07/18/2018
Robert Blackmon
Alturi Project Director
“The government’s threats against civil society are also possibilities to make our work more well known. That is what we are doing.” –Bea Sándor Háttér Society Executive…

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Added on: 07/07/2018
More than 100 CEOs will march together at Budapest Pride Saturday. Meanwhile, the embassies of 34 countries around the world expressed their support for the rights of…

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Added on: 01/31/2018
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice is a multi-gendered, multi-racial, multi-identity organization that prioritizes and supports the leadership of women, transgender people, youth, and people of color….