Pride marches
Pride parade arrests Turkey Turkish LGBTQ activists celebrating Istanbul pride week face government crackdown

More than 100 activists were detained briefly in Istanbul on June 25, for participating in a LGBTQ pride march in the city. The government of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been accused of pursuing anti-LGBTQ politics and promoting social conservatism

Polish LGBTQ groups and left oppose bill that seeks to ban pride marches

The bill that seeks to ban pride marches was introduced in parliament after receiving over 140,000 signatures through a process called the citizens’ initiative. It was spearheaded by right-wing activist Kaja Godek