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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

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

Skirmish over Coke ads

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

A pro-government columnist accuses the Coca-Cola company of popularizing homosexuality with the aid of advertisements displaying gay people. A left-wing commentator finds such accusations absurd, and accuses the government and its intellectual hinterland of homophobia. READ MORE

Left-wing and liberal repercussions of the Budapest gay pride march

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

An alt-left blogger calls on gay activists to distance themselves from what she calls neoliberal governments and corporations. A liberal commentator suggests that opponents of same sex marriage are struggling with their own sexual identities. READ MORE

Another Gay Pride march without incident

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
A conservative pundit accuses liberal progressives of trying to force their worldview on people who consider homosexuality a sin.

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A conservative take on the Budapest Pride

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

A conservative critic of the Budapest Pride walk thinks that homosexuality is a private affair. She fears that the public display of homosexuality and transgenderism may influence children. READ MORE

Budapest Pride 2018

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Commenting on Saturday’s Budapest Pride parade, a left-wing blogger suggests that both the Hungarian public in general and the police have established a healthy and normal relationship with the gay rights demonstration. READ MORE

Jobbik mayor’s stunt to ban the burqa and “homosexual propaganda”

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

A left-wing commentator dismisses a Jobbik mayor’s anti-burqa and anti-gay decree as a mere stunt, and likens his small municipality to a lunatic asylum. His pro-government counterpart thinks Jobbik voters may be left puzzled and clueless about the party’s ideological direction. READ MORE

The 20th Budapest Pride March

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

The right of sexual minorities are recognised on all sides, except right-wing extremists, but commentators disagree on whether the annual LGBT march through Budapest serves tolerance and understanding. READ MORE