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LGBTI Rights in Hungary


ADDED ON: 10/20/2021

The AP Interview: Hungary committed to contentious LGBT law

The right-wing populist government in Hungary is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBT issues, and national sovereignty — all matters that have put the…

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ADDED ON: 10/19/2021

MTV Vows To Use EMAs To Speak Out Against Hungary’s Anti-LGBTQ Laws

The MTV Europe Music Awards will be held Nov. 14 in Hungary, the network said Tuesday, reaffirming and defending the location despite the country’s recent passage of legislation widely condemned as anti-LGBTQ.…

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ADDED ON: 10/03/2021

Trump Republicans Have Found A New Authoritarian To Love In Hungary’s Orban

Having lost their leader in Washington, Donald Trump-supporting Republicans appear to have settled on a new authoritarianism-curious leader to admire: Hungary’s anti-immigrant, anti-LGBT, anti-free press Viktor Orbán. From a full week of…

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ADDED ON: 10/02/2021

Hungarian LGBTQ Activist Among Time’s 100 Most Influential

An academic and LGBT activist in Hungary is among the word's 100 most influential people, according to Time magazine, for her work on a children's book that set in motion a debate…

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ADDED ON: 10/01/2021

Swiss vote highlights Europe’s east-west divide on gay marriage

After Swiss voters overwhelmingly backed same-sex marriage in a referendum on Sunday, LGBT groups in the country hailed a "historic day" for Switzerland. But the Swiss vote also marks a turning point for…

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ADDED ON: 09/25/2021

The AP Interview: Hungary committed to contentious LGBT law

The right-wing populist government in Hungary is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBT issues and national sovereignty — all matters that have put the…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2021

‘Showing Its Teeth’: EU’s Path to a Showdown Over LGBTQ Rights

The European Union has a dismal track record when it comes to disciplining countries within its ranks. But this month it opened several new fronts in its increasingly contentious battle with its…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

Hungary Says It Won’t Repeal Anti-LGBTQ Law for EU Pandemic Aid

Hungary won’t repeal a law that critics, including the European Union’s executive, say discriminates against the LGBTQ community, even if that’s the price of accessing billions of euros in pandemic aid, Foreign…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

OPINION: Social media is a weapon of mass LGBT+ destruction that must be disarmed

Pride month ended this year with Europe divided. A rainbow curtain now cuts across the European Union, with Hungary’s anti-LGBT+ law just the latest sign of an increasingly sharp frontier in the…

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ADDED ON: 08/19/2021

Will Romania step up anti-LGBTQ legislation like Hungary?

Many Romanians probably do not know what the letters LGBTQ stand for, and this is hardly surprising given that sexual orientation and gender identity have not played a major role in the…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2021

Hungary restricts sale of children’s books with LGBTQ themes

Hungary on Aug. 6 issued a decree that restricts the sale of children’s books with LGBTQ-specific themes. Reuters reported the decree mandates bookstores to sell children’s books that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2021

Along With COVID-19, EU Faces a More Fundamental Battle

Hungary’s growing list of European Union worries includes controversial LGBT legislation and potentially hacking the phones of journalists, rights activists and political opponents. Poland has rebuffed a ruling by the bloc’s highest…

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