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Bart Staszewski

Bart Staszewski

Leader Bart Staszewski from 2020 Leaders Europe.

Founder and Member of the Board, Lublin Equality March Association

Bart is a Board Member of the Lublin Equality March Association, an NGO in East Poland that organizes Pride Parades to create a safe space to advocate for change. As part of his work, Bart has created a report documenting LGBTQ-rights violations in Lublin and produced the documentary “Article 18” shedding light on the impact of “LGBTQ-free zones” in Poland. Bart draws inspiration from the resistance, solidarity and unity of early LGBTQ activists during the Stonewall riots and is passionate about fighting against anti-LGBTQ propaganda alongside brave young people who are hoping for a better future.

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