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PiS won this year’s election on a platform of defending family rights and Christian values from the supposed scourge of “LGBT ideology” advanced by Western liberals. The campaign deepened the rift between Warsaw and Brussels, which lists fighting for gay rights among its primary goals and sees the developments in Poland as a setback for such causes.
Meanwhile, Polish politicians who have spared no words in criticizing this perceived threat have been elevated to high positions in the country. In August, the appointment of Zbigniew Rau as the new foreign minister sparked a similar uproar from opposition figures. In the past, he infamously accused LGBT activists of promoting euthanasia, pedophilia, zoophilia and cannibalism.
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