Digest. LGBT Issues in Belarusian Mass Media

The Belarusian Presidential election, which has been scheduled for August 9, 2020, has made an impact on the general media agenda of the country.

Eight Belarusian LGBT-projects and initiatives published The Appeal of LGBT-projects and Initiatives to the Candidates for Presidency in the Republic of Belarus.

Apart from the expected questions to the presidential candidates about their attitude to LGBTQ+, there appeared reports in mass media about one-sex relations of one of candidates. No evidence was presented at that.

It has become a tradition for the diplomatic corps accredited in the Republic of Belarus to celebrate May 17, the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

 

Digest. LGBT Issues in Belarusian Mass Media 2020