Queer Eye’s Antoni joins group of ‘badass, selfless advocates’ fighting homophobia in Poland
Queer Eye guru Antoni Porowski is taking a stand against homophobia in Poland (Instagram/@antoni)
Queer Eye star Antoni Porowski has joined a “powerhouse” activist group fighting back against homophobia in Poland, the country of his parents’ birth. The Polish-Canadian actor and reality TV chef is a new board member of Equaversity, an initiative organising fundraising support for the LGBT+ community in Poland. He shared the news on Instagram on Wednesday (2 June), saying he felt he had “a responsibility to protect” his fellow Polish queers. “On this commencement of Pride Month, I’m honoured and excited to announce that I am joining a powerhouse group of badass, selfless advocates in launching the Equaversity Foundation,” he said. “Poland’s right-wing forces of the Catholic Church and state have left their own LGBTQIA+ citizens in a position where they have to chose whether to leave their homeland or defend themselves. As a descendant of Polish emigrants and fluid person, I have a responsibility to protect my queer Polish fellows.
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