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Budapest Pride
Thousands of Hungarians gathered for the annual Budapest Pride on Saturday, transforming the event into a protest against the government’s stance on LGBTQ+ rights. This year’s march drew significant attention due to mounting criticism of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s policies. Since coming to power in 2010, Orbán has enacted a...
Hungarian PM & David Pressman
David Pressman, the openly gay US ambassador to Hungary, is making a powerful statement against homophobia by organising a grand Pride party at his official residence. Pressman revealed that the US embassy has been overwhelmed by the interest and support shown by LGBTQ+ families, who feel increasingly marginalised due to...
EU
The European Parliament has hit out at the recent rhetoric from the Italian government, likening Italy and its anti-LGBTQ+ stance to other nations such as Poland and Hungary. In a recently adopted resolution, the Parliament condemned the dissemination of anti-rights, anti-gender, and anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric by influential political leaders and governments...
Xavier Bettel
Luxembourg's openly gay Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has condemned Hungary's implementation of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, explicitly targeting the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán. Bettel comments follow Hungary's enactment of a highly controversial Child Protection Act in June 2021, which prohibits discussions about LGBTQ+ individuals in schools and media. The European Commission has...
Viktor Orbán's
A new law recently approved by the Hungarian government could result in same-sex families facing the consequences for allegedly violating the nation's constitutionally recognised definition of marriage and family. The law, which Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén proposed in February 2023, allows citizens to report same-sex families with children to...
EU
A German government spokesperson announced that Germany and France are joining the European Commission's infringement proceedings against Hungary concerning its controversial anti-LGBTQ+ law. The law, which bans the use of materials seen as promoting homosexuality and transgender identities in schools, has been criticised by human rights groups and international...
Hungary & Poland PM
The Prime Ministers of Hungary and Poland have been welcomed to Slovenia by defiant LGBTQ+ activists to protest their backwards steps in LGBTQ+ rights. Following a recent stand-off between Hungary (which recently passed a bill to ban LGBTQ+ discussions on social media), and supporters, Poland and Slovenia with other member...
Human rights activists and European leaders are growing increasingly concerned about Hungary’s anti LGBT stance. European Union leaders including Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel say they will double down on efforts to fight LGBT discrimination in a sign of growing concern over Hungary’s anti LGBT crackdown. The country’s Prime Minister Viktor...

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