Tag Archives: Poland

Tory Leader David Cameron: Our Allies Are Not Homophobic

British celebrities including Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard, and Ewan MacGregor sent a letter to the UK’s Conservative Party leader David Cameron, urging him to repudiate the homophobic policies of the Polish Law and Justice Party, a Tory ally. Cameron responded by denying the charges, but also said that Poland is a Catholic country, so what can you do? Speaking to …

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Polish Woman Fined For “Gay Abuse”

A woman in Poland has been fined over $5000 for calling her young gay neighbor names like “faggot” and “queer.” A judge in north-west Poland ruled the 44-year-old woman had infringed Ryszard Giersz’s dignity by repeatedly verbally abusing him in public. The woman, identified in court as Anna S, was also ordered to pay Mr Giersz damages of 15,000 zloty …

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Lech Walesa: Madonna Is Committing A Satanic Provocation Against Poland

Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Polish president Lech Walesa plans to join a protest against Madonna’s August concert in Warsaw, saying that she had dishonored his religion by posing as the Black Madonna of Czestochowa on the cover of a Polish magazine three years ago. Walesa is especially angry because the concert falls on a Catholic holiday important to …

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Backfired!

Remember last week when the Polish president used a video of American gay couple getting married as a warning to his nation on the evils of homosexuality? Well, this is a fantastic development: A married gay New York City couple have become the darlings of the Polish media since arriving in the country on the weekend. Brendan Fay and Tom …

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Polish Prez Mocks Gay American Wedding

Speaking to a national television audience, the president of Poland played a video of two American men getting married in Canada as he mocked the EU’s rules on same-same unions. A gay man from the United States on Tuesday voiced outrage against Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski for publicly using a video of his marriage to bash the EU’s proposed charter …

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Poland To Defy New Adoption Rules

Polish leaders announced yesterday that they would not abide by the new ruling from the European Court of Human Rights which declared that gays couples have the right to adopt. A recent poll in Poland showed that 93% are against gay adoption. The European Court of Human Rights is not a European Union authority, but is a creation of the …

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Polish Gays Fight On

Poland’s nascent gay rights movement is gaining steam as activists have filed charges against that country’s former Communist Party. Szymon Niemiec and Jacek Adler made history by formally filing charges against the former Polish Communist Party for human rights crimes against homosexuals in their native Poland. In the year 2000 after the formation of the Third Polish Republic a commission …

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A Global Swell Of Anti-Gay Hate

What a strange Pride Month it has been so far for LGBT folks around the world. On the sort of plus side, Colombia tried but failed to grant gay couple similar rights to those of straight couples and Costa Rica is contemplating a similar attempt. On the downside, we’ve got Russia with banned Pride marches, violence against gays, and an …

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