Gay Links LGBTQ+ Victories Did Happen in 2023

female coupleThe news on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights around the world has not been promising. Governments in Poland and Hungary use it as a wedge issue, to shore up their political fortunes, while undermining democratic norms and the rule of law. Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Patriarch Kirill of the Orthodox Church used “traditional values” as partial justification for the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, while the Duma extended the “gay propaganda” law to all age groups.