Poland

Culture

This coming of age novel explores what it means to be queer in Poland

'Swimming in the Dark' is a sun-soaked love story that rivals 'Call Me By Your Name' and contextualises the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights.
Dane Harrison
7.15.20
News

How you can help LGBT+ people in Poland right now

The country’s population have just re-elected a staunchly conservative leader who supports the oppression of queer and trans folk. They need your support.
Douglas Greenwood
7.14.20
Culture

what's it really like being lgbt in poland?

Following the violent abuse faced by many queer activists in Poland, under the country's right wing Law and Justice Party, we speak to seven young LGBT people in Poland to find out the reality.
Kamila Rymajdo
Heather Glazzard
10.3.19
Culture

inside poland's 90s rave scene

A new exhibition in London celebrates the unique era in Polish culture when communism collapsed and an explosion of free parties and electronic music erupted in its wake.
Emma Finamore
4.26.19
Photography

photos that celebrate what it means to be polish and queer

In a country where 70 percent consider same-sex relationships immoral, just living your life as a queer person is an act of defiance.
Ryan White
5.22.18
Culture

the polish version of black mirror might be the best thing on the internet

Even better: it’s all available -- with English subtitles -- to watch for free on YouTube now.
Richard Greenhill
4.2.18
Fashion

there’s something about magda

Here's five things you didn’t know you needed to know about Polish designer Magda Butrym.
Tish Weinstock
7.13.17
News

anja rubik joins the abortion law protests in poland

The model and activist talks about the fight for women's rights in her home country.
i-D Staff
3.13.17
Fashion

from warsaw to new york with streetwear brand misbhv

Ahead of brand’s debut at the NYFW, we spoke to Natalia Maczek of MISBHV about the boredom of the avant-garde and the shallowness of luxury.
Basia Czyżewska
9.5.16
Culture

​explore poland's bmx community through a black and white lens

Photographer Tori Ferenc invites us deep inside this flourishing scene.
Lula Ososki
5.10.16
Culture

life is hard and you have to be tough

Polish photographer Zuza Krajewska spent four months visiting and documenting the boys of Studzieniec, a remote detention centre for young offenders in the Polish countryside.
Basia Czyżewska
4.11.16
Art

​five female post-soviet artists you need to know

These are the young generation of artists emerging from behind the Iron Curtain.
Anastasiia Fedorova
2.15.16
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