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LGBTI Rights in Serbia


ADDED ON: 09/18/2021

Belgrade Pride to Highlight Calls for Same Sex Union Law

A law on same-sex unions and stronger official responses to hate speech and hate crimes against the LGBT community are among the key requests of those attending Belgrade Pride on Saturday. This…

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Predrag Azdejkovic – Optimist Magazine, Serbia

Founded in 2011, Optimist is a bi-monthly publication in Belgrade, Serbia that aims to provide positive visibility and awareness of the LGBTI community. I spoke with founder Predrag Azdejkovic to learn more…

ADDED ON: 05/21/2021

Serbia Mulls Sacking Ambassador for Supporting Poland’s LGBT community

Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic stated that the Belgrade government is considering the recall of its Warsaw Ambassador, Nikola Zurovac, who signed a letter of support to the Polish LGBT community without…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2021

Ikea flies rainbow flag in Belgrade in support of LGBTQ rights

Ikea is reportedly flying a rainbow flag in front of its store in Belgrade to show support for the LGBTQ community in Serbia, where the furniture giant supports draft legislation that would…

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ADDED ON: 10/06/2020

Serbia’s First Gay Premier Gets Second Term After Landslide Win

Ana Brnabic, Serbia’s first female and openly gay prime minister, will lead the government for a second term following a landslide win by the ruling party. Aleksandar Vucic, who as both president…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2020

Over half of LGBTQ Europeans are not out about their identities, report finds

Six in 10 gay and lesbian Europeans avoid holding hands with same-sex partners in public, and over half of LGBTQ people in Europe are almost never open about their sexual orientations or…

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ADDED ON: 05/15/2020

Anti-LGBT violence and discrimination ‘remain high,’ EU report says

Levels of “fear, violence and discrimination remain high” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Europe, according to a survey published Thursday by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA). Even…

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ADDED ON: 10/04/2019

Russian Court Blocks Major LGBT Online Groups

A Russian court has ruled that two popular LGBT networking sites be blocked for disseminating "anti-family values," including a major online group with nearly 200,000 members. The court in Saint Petersburg on…

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ADDED ON: 09/18/2019

‘I’m not giving up’: Belgrade Pride calls for Serbia to address LGBT rights

Marching under the slogan ‘’I’m not giving up’’ #NeOdricemSe, Sunday evening saw thousands take part in Belgrade’s eighth Pride Parade. The latest Balkans capital to hold Pride events, the walk passed the…

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ADDED ON: 08/23/2019

Lesbian PM Or Not, Serbia Blocks Gays’ Path To Parenthood

When the gay partner of Serbia's prime minister gave birth to a son in February, reportedly via artificial insemination, it was seen by LGBT rights activists everywhere as a historic milestone. Not…

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ADDED ON: 02/23/2019

Serbian PM’s same sex partner gives birth to baby boy

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic's partner gave birth to a baby boy Wednesday, her office said, heralding it as a historic event although the conservative country does not legally recognise same-sex marriages…

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ADDED ON: 09/16/2018

Serbia Pride: Gay PM Brnabic ‘not wanted’ at parade

It's the only Balkan country to have an openly gay prime minister - so why are some of Serbia's LGBT activists determined to keep PM Ana Brnabic away from Gay Pride? When…

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