Last month, a transgender girl killed herself by jumping from a bridge in Warsaw. Many in the opposition have concluded that supporting LGBT rights did not help them and are now seeking to back away from that issue ahead of national elections in the fall.
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His party celebrated an overwhelming victory in elections for the European Parliament last month. When a group of people went later with a rainbow flag to the bridge to honor her, they were assaulted. He said some were afraid to come out, and some straight youth were being bullied because they were perceived as gay.
He said some are afraid to come out and some straight kids are being bullied because they are perceived as gay. Every evening, DW sends out a selection of the day's news and features. Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski told a crowd of marchers that support for pride marches was commonplace in many European cities and that he wanted the Polish capital to remain "open" and "tolerant.