Respecting European Standards Concerning Human Rights of LGBT People in Poland and in the Russian Federation. A Comparative Analysis

Marcin Orzechowski, University of Szczecin, Janusz Jartyś, University of Szczecin
2016 Reality of Politics  
The LGBT rights are one of the most crucial aspects of a social and political discourse in Poland and in the Russian Federation. Although in both countries there is a different system of power, and, what follows, human rights and their realization are perceived in a different way, in these two states the right of LGBT people become an instrument of politics. In the following article the authors present a comparative analysis of the way in which the rights of LGBT people are perceived in Poland
more » ... nd in the Russian Federation. They will depict the similarities and differences between these two countries which result from historical conditions, and will provide an analysis of the current perception of non-heterosexual people in Poland and in Russia.
doi:10.15804/rop201604 fatcat:s7yso3ltlzaaza2lqaaodrjfv4