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Dispute over homosexuality rolls on

Monday, September 6th, 2021

A liberal pundit lambasts Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry President for a homophobic statement. A pro-government columnist thinks that gays should not be discriminated but accuses LMBT organizations of trying to change young people’s sexual orientation. READ MORE

PM Orbán calls referendum

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

A pro-government commentator welcomes the Prime Minister’s decision to call a referendum on the controversial child abuse legislation. A liberal columnist interprets the referendum as an act of ‘political paedophilia’. READ MORE

EP condemns Hungary’s anti-LGBT law

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Pro-government commentators accuse the EU of endorsing gender and LGBT ideologies which are alien to everyday Europeans. A liberal media outlet thinks that Fidesz is using the anti-LGBT legislation to divert public attention from other issues the governing party is less comfortable with. READ MORE

Dutch PM: Hungary has no place in the EU

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

A pro-government commentator suspects that western European critics of the Hungarian government are ‘following the orders of George Soros’ when they falsely accuse the government of anti-LGBT legislation. READ MORE

Row over rainbow symbolism at EURO 2020

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

A pro-government columnist thinks that all politics, including the rainbow flag, should be kept out of stadiums. A left-wing philosopher, on the other hand, believes that Germany is justified in standing up for gay rights. READ MORE

Debate on the ban on the promotion of homosexuality

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Ahead of the vote in Parliament on Tuesday, left-wing critics condemned a bill banning the promotion of homosexuality among children under the age of 18. Pro-government authors passionately disagree with criticism of the bill. READ MORE

Parliament passes the 9th Amendment to the Fundamental Law

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

While the opposition concentrates its critique of the constitutional amendments on gay rights, a centrist political analyst believes they have picked the wrong target. READ MORE

Government to amend the constitution

Friday, November 13th, 2020

A conservative commentator lambasts the government’s proposed 9th amendment to the Fundamental Law, fearing that it will make it easier to channel pubic money to pro-government foundations. A pro-government columnist welcomes the proposed amendments that aim to defend Christian and traditional family and gender values. READ MORE

Controversy over promoting gay inclusion among children

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Liberal and left-wing commentators in unison criticize radical right-wing MP Dóra Dúró for shredding a children’s book intended to strengthen acceptance of homosexuals. Conservative pundits, on the other hand, call for the government to put an end to what they label ‘homosexual propaganda’ in kindergartens.

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More on the Coca-Cola ad skirmish

Monday, August 12th, 2019

A liberal and a pro-government weekly both link the dispute over Coke ads depicting gay couples to migration and civilizational issues. Alt-left bloggers wonder if the Left should follow the lead of a multinational company by advocating gay rights. A pro-government columnist calls for more tolerance from liberal gay-rights activists. READ MORE