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Zuzanna Ziomecka
Zuzanna Ziomecka EDITOR IN CHIEF
Lea Berriault-Jauvin
Lea Berriault Managing Editor

How Slovakia tried to cure homosexuality in the 80s

Not many people have opened up about it publicly. One of them is Roman Dulgero, who was hospitalized at a psychiatry department in the 80s, and underwent therapy for homosexuality.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
13 Nov 2017 Slovakia

EU civil servants prefer to quit their jobs than move to Slovakia

Most likely, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will soon move to Bratislava. However, the LGBT employees of the agency are not too happy about going east.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
10 Nov 2017 Slovakia

Film director Kasia Adamik: everything is political in Poland now 

Her childhood was far from ordinary. Daughter of Polish cinema’s power couple, she grew up in a home filled with leading artists and intellectuals. Today, a director herself, Kasia Adamik discusses her relationship with Poland.
Martyna Kraus recommended by Martyna Kraus Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
2 Nov 2017 Poland

The global flavor of Romania's homegrown homophobia

Anti gay rights initiatives contribute to a polarisation of societies. This division comes in handy to Central and Eastern Europe's illiberals who are also trying to rally voters behind a conservative vision of society. 
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18 Oct 2017 Europe

Same sex marriage back on the table in Austria

Broad approval within the population makes it hard to understand why gay marriage isn't already legal. But so far it's always been stopped by the ÖVP and the FPÖ, the two parties which are most likely going to form the next government.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
17 Oct 2017 Austria

What can be worse than a teenage suicide? Politicians using it to spread homophobia

There are times when cruel words kill and times when loaded statements blow open the door to further violence. This past week Poland saw examples of both.
Zuzanna Ziomecka recommended by Zuzanna Ziomecka Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
24 Sep 2017 Poland

Romania headed for same-sex marriage vote

The leader of the governing centre-left Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea says he wants the process fast tracked so that the decision to change the constitution is made by Romanians and “not by somebody else”.
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8 Sep 2017 Europe
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