Wolna Szkoła
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Wolna Szkoła

As Polish parlament moves closer to passing the so-called “Lex Czarnek”, designed —in the name of protecting “the morality of children”— to increase governmental control of school curricula and, by implication, eliminate…

29 October 2021: a split Poland
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29 October 2021: a split Poland

Currently, Poland is a country of dissonance and many contradictions. Friday 29 October saw the Seym* pass the citizen’s legislative initiative “STOP LGBT”, promoted by Kaja Godek on behalf of the Życie…

Inside or outside Europe?
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Inside or outside Europe?

The events of early 1989, when the communist regime and the democratic opposition sat to negotiate, not only signalled the beginning of Poland’s transition process and triggered the fall of the Iron…

Fighting transphobia in Poland
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Fighting transphobia in Poland

Research shows that approximately 70% of LGBT people in Poland have experienced violence. Research also shows that transgender people are the most common victims. Lack of knowledge and proper sexual education contributes…