Poland’s LGBTQ+ community celebrates right-wing election losses: ‘We’ll fight for the future’

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10/16/2023

LGBTQ+ people in Poland are celebrating after the country’s right-wing government lost its majority in a landmark election, paving the way for long overdue progress on queer rights. LGBTQ+ people in Poland are celebrating after the country’s right-wing government lost its majority in a landmark election, paving the way for long overdue progress on queer rights.There was a sense of relief among Poland’s embattled LGBTQ+ community on Monday (16 October) as exit polls after Sunday’s election indicated that the anti-LGBTQ+ Law and Justice party’s time in government could be over. With a massive 72.9 per cent turnout, the Law and Justice party is expected to win more seats than any other party, but crucially it’s expected that they won’t have enough to form a government.

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