As a part of the cycle “Conquering freedom”, in one of Sarajevo open center’s cycles that include meetings with LGBT community, at the end of February an excellent workshop was held, led by Matea Popov- a longtime LGBT activist and psychologist from Croatia. The emphasis of the workshop was the coming out process, that is … Continued
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On the second day of Merlinka Festival, held on 28th of January in Art Cinema Kriterion, panel discussion named Our personal is political too was held. Naida Kučukalić was moderating the discussion and participants were Nera Mešinović (activist from B&H), Nina Đurđević (photographer from Croatia) and Marino Sorel i Entity from Croatian queer art group House of Flamingo. Aim of discussion was to answer the questions of coming out in conservative and homophobic society, and in what way individual activism changes the status quo that many LGBT people are forced to accept.
“These are my streets, too!” was written on one of the banners that activists of Sarajevo Open Centre, as well as our friends and allies held in the 45-minute performance, which was held on 25th of October this year in the centre of Sarajevo, on the occasion of Coming out day. These ARE our streets! … Continued
Council of Ministers of BiH has adopted its Important dates in the field of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina marking programme. Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of BiH was appointed to realise this Programme in the appropriate way and in cooperation with other relevant institutions. You can finf this Programme in BCS in … Continued
This was the best Coming out workshop and I’ve been on each and every since 2011.
Video with digital stories of LGBT people rounded up a media campaign on the International coming out day, led by SOC and Mediacentar Sarajevo, which are published on SOC‘s lgbt.ba portal and portal diskriminacija.ba. At ten days of the campaign it was five interviews with Nera, Amel, Helen, Farah and Liam about their coming out … Continued
Sarajevo Open Centre has organized info session for the media on the topic How important coming out of LGBT people is?
Info session: How important coming out of LGBT people is? will be held on October 8th 2015, at 11:00 in the café Meeting Point.
Coming out, commonly used in the expression coming out of the closet, is a figure of speech, was also adopted and is now in common usage by LGBT communites and their allies in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language.
In addition to advocacy activities and regular implementation of trainings for civil society organizations and public institutions, Sarajevo Open Centre, continues to organize, twice a month gatherings for the LGBT community.