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Polish Problems Continue After Election

International cable news channel Al Jazeera reports that it is bad news for minorities and liberal values in Poland, as the country’s hard right President, Andrezj Duda is re-elected for a second term, albeit by a small margin.  Mr Duda had said that he would prevent gay couples from adopting if he was elected.  Pink News added that the campaign had been characterized by “ugly” rhetoric against LGBTQ people and other minorities.  In addition, there was hope for the longer term in the election.  Mr Duda’s support was significantly greater in the older age group.  Younger and

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Gun in McKee Killing Found - News Channels

Sky News reports that the gun which was used to shoot lesbian journalist Lyra McKee during disturbances in Derry last year, has been identified. The weapon was found during routines searches in the Ballymagroarty area of Derry, says the BBC News Channel.

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International LGBT Media Strike Poz Note

As one would imagine, the global efforts to delay the spread of the Covid 19 Novel Coronavirus, so that health care systems have the opportunity to respond to the illness, has dominated many media this last week.  Some of the rolling news channels have been criticised for their coverage, with soc

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Baptism for Trans Man is First for Balkans

Dissident radio network Radio Free Europe, which transmits independent journalism at the former communist bloc countries where a free media is frequently compromised by religious and political conservatism, has reported that the often belligerently bigoted Serbian Orthodox Church in the

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Trailblazing Actor Remembered in EU Paper

She was loved by gay raconteur and trailblazer Oscar Wilde. She had a string of famous male lovers and couldn't give two hoots for the moralistic conventions of either the early feminist movement or the male chauvinist establishment of her day.

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Around sixty per cent of the German population believe their government should do more to deal with the challenge posed by the far right wing movement.


On Monday night, Classic FM, one of Britain's national classical music radio networks, presents a programme dedicated to the amazing works of French composers.


More concerning news regarding the situation of human rights in Russia.  Radio Free Europe, the famous pro-liberty radio station that broadcasts to Russia on shortwave and is financed by a gran


The Irish World newspaper, which is a community paper for Irish people living in Britain, reports that Amnesty International has called on the UK government to intercede in Northern Irelan


BBC Radio Four dramatised the story of Pussy Riot at the weekend, the pro-LGBT, pro-democracy feminist punk rock group who were persecuted by the Russian State and the increasingly belligerent Russ

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