Rather than concentrating on tackling the rising surge of coronavirus cases, Hungary's government is preoccupied with stripping away the rights of its citizens, starting with the LGBTI community.
Hormone blockers are drugs that can pause the development of puberty and are sometimes prescribed to help children with gender dysphoria by giving them more time to consider their options.
Estonia has an international image as a liberal bastion and a start-up nation. Outside of Tallinn, the reality is very different.
Tens of thousands of revellers join a gay pride rally made possible by the island's successful vanquishing of the coronavirus.
"Spend more time outdoors, get out there, because it will make you realise exactly what’s worth saving.”
In a political climate where anti-LGBT rhetoric is becoming ever more shrill, LGBT people and rights activists are turning to civil disobedience as their last resort to have their voice heard.
An open letter signed by 75 celebrities and addressed to the EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen demands the bloc takes "immediate steps" to protect "core European values".