Poland has drawn condemnations from the European Union for its discriminatory laws surrounding LGBTQ+ people
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"Serbia has made important steps towards strengthening equality for LGBTIQ+ people and their rights to non-discrimination"
"The Prime Minister promised the full support of the Serbian government for EuroPride in Belgrade, and we expect that promise to be honoured”
The EU also sued Hungary for breaching EU telecoms rules over refusal to renew the license of a broadcaster critical of the Orban government
The Biden administration’s pledge to champion LGBTQ rights abroad was the dominant international story in 2021
Prime minister under fire for ongoing crackdown
Large parts of Poland were labelled "LGBT-free zones", where regional governments declared they were against LGBT ideology
A spokesperson for the EU said its refusal to sign-off on Hungary's recovery plans is not related to the anti-LGBTQ laws.
Hungary lawmakers last week passed another homophobic, transphobic bill