ADDED ON: 10/29/2018

Polish Students Defy Ban on LGBTI Events, Turn up to School in Rainbows

10/28/2018 | Gay Star News

Students still went ahead with celebrating Rainbow Friday despite the government’s warnings. Last week the government banned the annual Rainbow Friday event. Rainbow Friday is a day dedicated to raising awareness about LGBTI rights in schools in Poland. It has run for the past three years and schools are invited to participate in it. LGBT organisations provide information materials to schools that they are free to share with students and they also organize events and conversations in the schools. But thanks to a media storm in right-wing media ahead of this year’s Rainbow Friday the Minister of National Education, Anna Zalewska declared any schools participating in the day would breaking education laws.

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