Paul Jansen, Senior Advisor for Global Advocacy, Writes Op-Ed for euronews.

OutRight’s Senior Advisor for Global Advocacy, Paul Jansen, wrote an opinion piece about the importance of Pride events around the world for LGBTIQ communities and beyond. Jansen highlights that at its very core, Pride is an expression of the freedom of assembly, a right available to all and crucial to democracies, and attacks on Pride and the rights of LGBTIQ people, such as are happening in Hungary, Poland and Russia are only the beginning. Suppression of Pride events is usually an indication of a broader attack on civil society and civil liberties, making Pride a litmus test for democracies.

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