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.
13 Nov 2017
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.
10 Nov 2017
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.
2 Nov 2017
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.
18 Oct 2017
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.
17 Oct 2017
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.
24 Sep 2017
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”.
8 Sep 2017