Former Slovak FM Matovič continues assaults on LGBTI+ –


Former Prime Minister and Finance Minister Igor Matovič shared an anti-trans submit on Fb, adopted by a submit by which he wrote we dwell in a “sick age, when sick is allegedly regular and regular is sick,” mentioning a 3rd sort of bathroom or “73 genders” for example.

Matovič was finance minister till the center of December when he was compelled to step down in trade for the previous coalition get together Freedom and Solidarity supporting a price range for 2023. Previous to the price range vote, Heger’s authorities misplaced a no-confidence vote and thus needed to work laborious to seek out the votes for the price range.

Snap elections are more likely to be held both in June or September. Negotiations on the difficulty between the events are at present underway. Matovič claims that the “election marketing campaign has begun.”

Based on the sociologist Václav Hřích from the AKO company, the OĽaNO chief could also be “testing the brand new goal group” together with his anti-LGBTI+ social media posts.

“The anti-corruption situation has labored for him prior to now, he has already focused households with a household bundle final 12 months, which is a conservative agenda, now he’s making an attempt to win over the extremist voter,” Hřích mentioned and added that this “could also be only a take a look at, but additionally a long-term agenda.”

Hřích in contrast Matovič to a different former PM Robert Fico (Smer), who was a powerful supporter of the Slovak integration into the “EU core”, however switched his focus to the extremist waters after the homicide of journalists Ján Kuciak and his fianceé in 2018.

(Michal Hudec |

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