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Кастрычнік 4, 2017

Belarusian journalists: LGBT* topics no longer taboo in independent news

Although Lithuania has enjoyed almost three decades of independent media, themes such as those related to the LGBT community sometimes receive superficial and unprofessional coverage. Even so, progress is clear. Neighboring Belarus, whose government controls a large portion of public information channels, however, has little to celebrate. According to “Journalists for Tolerance” representatives Andrus and Aleh Razhkou, even reporters who don’t work for the state run into significant difficulties trying to accurately cover LGBT* Belarusians. чытаць далей

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