Katarzyna Wezyk

Vk_Wezyk

Journalist, Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw

Milena Jesenská Visiting Fellow
(March – April 2015)

Project:

Something Gender This Way Comes

In my project, I write about the moral panic which arose in Poland around the so-called „gender ideology”. According to its opponents, „gender ideology” contradicts traditional, catholic values and propagates lifestyle choices – from feminism to gay rights and atheism – which are considered a threat to religion, families and society. In my research, I examine the reasons behind this moral panic, its timing and political, social and cultural significance.