Topics :: Poland
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By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 7, 2012
In a surprise turnaround, Poland’s conservative party announced this week it will introduce a bill that would legalize civil unions for same sex-couples.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 1, 2011
Earlier this week a Polish court allowed a far-right movement to officially register an anti-gay symbol as its logo, the AFP reported in a Nov. 23 article.
By Monika Scislowska and Vanessa Gera | Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
A transsexual woman and an openly gay man took seats in Poland’s newly elected parliament Tuesday, historic firsts that reflect profound social change in this traditionally Roman Catholic country.
By Monika Scislowska | Tuesday Oct 18, 2011
Poland’s first transsexual lawmaker vowed Monday to campaign for the rights of gender minorities and make predominantly Catholic Poland more receptive to transsexuals and homosexuals.
By CARYN ROUSSEAU | Monday Sep 19, 2011
With crowds of tourists and a college-town atmosphere, Krakow - once the capital of Poland - has become a European hot spot.
By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Mar 17, 2011
This intelligently executed documentary-within-a-documentary takes footage from Nazi archives of the doomed Warsaw Ghetto and molds it into a fascinating narrative that is profoundly moving and also disturbing -- sometimes in unintended ways.
Wednesday Jun 9, 2010
The director of Poland’s National Museum says it is opening an exhibition on gay and lesbian love designed to provoke discussion on the place of homosexuals in this conservative and overwhelmingly Catholic country.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 10, 2009
A young gay man has won a court case in Poland against a neighbor whose alleged anti-gay harassment led to abuse from others in the small town of Wolin as well.
By Vanessa Gera | Sunday Jun 28, 2009
When Rabbi Aaron Katz walks the streets of Warsaw’s former Jewish quarter, scenes of that lost world fill his imagination: Families headed to synagogue, women in their kitchens cooking Sabbath meals, his father as a boy with the sidecurls of an Orthodox Jew.
Tuesday Jun 23, 2009
Born in Argentina of parents who fled the Holocaust, Warsaw’s Rabbi Aaron Katz is the first openly gay in the Eastern European nation.
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