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Országgyűlés; kép forrása: parlament.hu

Despite thousands of protesters, and a petition signed by more than 100,000 people, the Parliament doesn’t care about the opinion of Hungarians. On Tuesday, June 15, the Parliament passed the propaganda law, thus banning LGBTQI-themed educational programs, products, and advertising for persons under 18 years of age.

Orosz minta alapján indított frontális támadást a szólásszabadság és a gyermekjogok ellen a kormány

Yesterday, June 10, the Hungarian ruling party, Fidesz, introduced an amendment that would severely restrict freedom of speech and children’s rights by banning LGBTQI-themed educational programs and public service advertisements. Out of  Hungarian LGBTQI people, 42% have thought about suicide and 30% have attempted it. This new amendment - which eerily mimics the Russian propaganda law - would further poison public opinion. 

Fővárosi Törvényszék: alaptalanul gyanúsítgatta a vasárnap.hu az örökbefogadó meleg párt

In January the pro-government news site Vasarnap.hu published a story about a “boy with two fathers”, in which, besides using derogatory language, they also claimed the couple tricked the authorities by hiding they were a same-sex couple and pretending only one of them would adopt as a single parent. The Court declared these were unfounded allegations and ordered the news site to rectify their mistake.

Aláírás illusztráció

Egy transznemű nő kérelmére indult eljárásban a Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság (NAIH) megállapította: európai uniós jogot sért a transznemű emberek nemének jogi elismerését tiltó 33. §. A NAIH a jogszabály módosítására szólította fel a kormányt. 

AB: Alaptörvény-ellenes a transznemű emberek nemének jogi elismerését visszamenőleg betiltani

The Hungarian Constitutional Court annulled the provision of the Registry Procedure Act introduced by Section 33 which contained that the new rules prohibiting legal gender recognition shall also be applied to ongoing proceedings. 

Meseország mindenkié

A lack of warning about “patterns of behavior deviating from traditional gender roles” appearing in a book violates the rights and interests of consumers - says the Hungarian Consumer Protection Authority. Háttér Society and Labrisz Lesbian Association will challenge the discriminatory ruling in court.

Miskolci Törvényszék: Alaptörvény-ellenes a transz emberek nemének jogi elismerését tiltó törvény

Miskolc Regional Court requested the constitutional review of Article 33, the law adopted in May this year that bans legal gender recognition in Hungary. The Constitutional Court has 90 days to rule on the matter. 

Fotó: Dudits Luca

Hungarian Minister of Justice submitted legislative amendments to the Parliament that stigmatize same-sex couples raising children and transgender people, making single-parent adoption and LGBTQI school education programs impossible.

Emberi Jogok Európai Bírósága: Magyarországnak is biztosítania kell a transznemű emberek nemének jogi elismerését 

A five-years long legal battle has been concluded at ECtHR today: the Court ruled that Hungary must allow legal gender recognition not only for Hungarians, but also for lawfully settled non-Hungarian citizens, such as refugees. The ruling comes two months after the Hungarian Parliament passed a law banning legal gender recognition altogether. 

Ádert nem zavarja az emberi jogok megsértése, aláírta a transzneműek nemének jogi elismerését ellehetetlenítő törvényt

The President of the Republic has signed the law that makes legal gender recognition impossible despite human rights concerns raised by domestic and international bodies.

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