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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.
The Polish government responded to the letter saying that while they respected the human rights of LGBT people, marriage was between a man and a woman.
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".
A publisher has scrapped a book by American author Naomi Wolf on gay persecution in 19th century Britain after the work was exposed as having errors.