Tag: human rights of LGBTI people

They care: What messages did famous persons send out from Merlinka Festival

Last Saturday, International Queer Film Festival Merlinka closed its doors for the fifth time. This year, there was record attendance of over 500 people. In the attendance there were some well-known people from political and public life. With some of them we managed to have a talk and here are some of their messages.

EC: Macedonia is not sufficiently combatting against discrimination and LGBTI rights

In the recent report of Macedonian progress on the way to EU integration, it is stated that Macedonia doesn’t put enough efforts in combating against discrimination. Also, the Commission criticized the country for excluding sexual orientation as one of the basis for discrimination; there is no legal framework that forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as a separate form of discrimination.

In(ex)clusion of LGBTI topics in education

CURE Foundation in 2016 implemented a project entitled “Utilizing the EU integration process for the improvement of LGBT rights in the Western Balkans” with the financial support of Sarajevo Open Centre and State Department of the United States of America.

Public policies for the equality of LGBTI people in BiH

Conference Public policies for the equality of LGBTI people in BiH was held the 23rd of May in the Government of Republika Srpska’s Administrative centre in Banja Luka. The conferece was organized by Sarajevo Open Centre and Gender Centre – Centre for gender equity and equality, with the support of Agency for Gender Equality of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Gender Centre of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.