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LGBTI Rights in Serbia


ADDED ON: 09/26/2022

Serbia’s Conservatives Seek Textbook Ban Over ‘LGBT Ideology’

BELGRADE -- Staunch religious and political conservatives have teamed up to challenge Serbia's recently revamped school curriculum over descriptions of gender and sexual identity, sparking a formal review that could result in…

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ADDED ON: 09/25/2022

Serbia’s Conservatives Seek Textbook Ban Over ‘LGBT Ideology’

Staunch religious and political conservatives have teamed up to challenge Serbia's recently revamped school curriculum over descriptions of gender and sexual identity, sparking a formal review that could result in a textbook…

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ADDED ON: 09/18/2022

Police and anti-LGBT protesters clash in Belgrade as EuroPride march goes ahead

Serbian riot police clashed with anti-LGBT protesters in the capital Belgrade on September 17, as a last minute government decision allowed the EuroPride march to go ahead. The Serbian authorities had previously…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2022

Despite ban and protests, LGBTQ organizers move forward with EuroPride march in Serbia

Organizers of European LGBTQ events in Belgrade this week said Friday they will hold a planned Pride march on the streets of the Serbian capital despite a police ban and threats from…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2022

Serbian pride officially banned after threats

The EuroPride was launched on September 12. Its opening passed without incidents, RFERL reports. However, on Tuesday, the Serbian authorities officially banned the event. The Pride Parade, scheduled for Saturday, is also…

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ADDED ON: 09/07/2022

Belgrade Pride vows EuroPride will happen despite threats of violence

EuroPride, a pan-European Pride festival that takes place in a different city every year, is scheduled to take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from September 12 – 18. But plenty of locals, including…

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ADDED ON: 08/29/2022

Protesters march in Belgrade against planned gay Pride event

BELGRADE, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Thousands of religious and right-wing opponents of a European gay Pride event to be hosted by Belgrade protested through the Serbian capital on Sunday, even though the…

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ADDED ON: 08/28/2022

Serbia opposition, rights groups condemn EuroPride decision

Opposition parties in Serbia and international rights groups on Sunday denounced a decision by populist President Aleksandar Vucic to cancel next month’s pan-European LGBTQ EuroPride event because of what he said were…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2022

Thousands March in Belgrade to Protest Against Euro Pride

Thousands of people gathered in Belgrade city centre on Sunday to demonstrate against the international LGBT event Euro Pride that is scheduled to be held in Belgrade in September. According to local media…

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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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