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The situation for Lesbians in Poland

Lesbians in Poland have a hard time being seen and accepted.
Up until 1989, women were allowed to work in technical professions and to have abortions. With the fall of communism, the government changed and Poland became a country dominated by strong Catholic ideals...

Interview to the history of LGBTIQ* movement in Poland

The LGBTIQ* movement in Poland was different from that in the USA and the FRG, as freedom of the press and freedom of assembly were severely restricted by socialist influence. Magda Wlostowska works at the University of Leipzig and her doctoral thesis deals with the development of gay and lesbian spheres since the 1980s in Poland. She answered our questions about this development.


Personal Stories

Personal Stories of non-hetero people in Poland