The European Commission has admitted that its real objection to Hungary’s child protection law is that the “LGBTQ lobby” is not allowed in Hungarian schools or kindergartens, Judit Varga wrote Thursday on Facebook , the Minister of Justice.
“The cat is out of the bag,” she said, adding that the commission initially denied that the problem with the law was its ban on the dissemination of all forms of sexual propaganda, including the activities of LGBTQ organizations. and activists in Hungarian kindergartens and schools.
But the commission, she said, had specified in its letter of formal notice that “the problem [with the law] … Is that we will not allow the LGBTQ lobby to enter our public educational institutions.
EC launches infringement proceedings against Hungary for violation of LGBTIQ rights
Both proceedings raise the objection that Hungary has failed to explain why exposing children to LGBTIQ material would be detrimental to their well-being.
Varga said the commission considered that the ban on education regarding sexual culture, sexuality, sexual orientation and sexual development in terms of promoting different gender identities, gender changes or popularization of homosexuality violated the free movement of EU services. She insisted that the commission found the fact that this kind of “propaganda” was prohibited “painful”.
She said the commission’s complaint was that the practices already established in Western Europe were “not possible in Hungary”.
“We don’t allow LGBTQ activists in schools,” Varga said. “Based on all of this, I hope the national and international press will change yesterday’s widespread fake news. “