Early gay and lesbian activism in Poland formed around the publication of DIY magazines.
Despite the strong political, economic and military alliance between Eastern Bloc countries, they did not adopt a uniform position towards homosexuality.
The crusade against ‘gender ideology’ started with a letter by the Bishops’ Conference of Poland.
The aim of the operation was to detain, interrogate, and register both actual and alleged homosexuals.
Historical studies of sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) remain scarce.
Conchita seems to have turned attention in Poland once again to discourses on national identity, morality and gender & sexuality-related topics.
The new domains will identify websites as LGBTQ even at the basic level of internet structure, an important step forward for queering the internet.