Early gay and lesbian activism in Poland formed around the publication of DIY magazines.
Tag: Central and Eastern Europe
Despite the strong political, economic and military alliance between Eastern Bloc countries, they did not adopt a uniform position towards homosexuality.
What roles do sex and sexuality play in Central and Eastern European history?
Łukasz Szulc Historical studies of sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) remain scarce. Researchers from the region, as well as other parts of the world, however, are increasingly uncovering both the regional commonalities and local specificities of how diverse sexualities were lived, policed and represented in CEE, the area stretching from Austria […]
Łukasz Szulc The 1969 Stonewall riots are commonly considered the beginning of the US gay liberation movement. After the riots, activists began more actively to organize themselves professionally by efficiently gathering funds and officially registering their associations. Because this US example has become an international icon for the LGBT rights […]