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Ilona Ékes (born 1953)[1] is a Hungarian politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) from Budapest Regional List between 2010 and 2014. She was also a Member of Parliament from her party, the Fidesz's National List between 2006 and 2010.[2]

Ilona Ékes
Ékes Ilona 2011-11.jpg
Member of the National Assembly
In office
16 May 2006 – 5 May 2014
Personal details
Budapest, Hungary
Political partyFidesz

She was a member of the Committee on Human Rights, Minority, Civic and Religious Affairs from 19 October 2006 to 5 May 2014.[2]

Ékes, wrote to the police to ban a gay pride event in Budapest, saying that homosexuality was a mental illness and demonstrators would scandalise people, as they did in previous years, when homosexual activists imitated sexual intercourse on stage and other activists were allegedly blasphemous.[3][4] According to Ékes, the demonstrations would harm youngsters, whose school season was to start on the same day.[clarification needed][5]


  1. ^ "Biography" (PDF). Országgyűlés.
  2. ^ a b "Register". Országgyűlés.
  3. ^ "Átirányítási figyelmeztetés". Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Átirányítási figyelmeztetés". Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  5. ^ Gábor, Czene (29 August 2009). "Ékes Ilona, a melegek "gyógyítója"". Retrieved 19 January 2018.