Tag: lgbti

Mental health and social work professionals in Tuzla Canton trained for inclusive psychosocial support for LGBTI persons

Two one-day trainings on LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services were held in Tuzla on November 18 and 19 as part of the European Union-funded project “Regionalising LGBTI Inclusive Psychosocial Support and Access to Mental Health Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” hosted by Sarajevo Open Centre. The participants were employees of the mental … Continued

Mental health and social work professionals of cities in Republika Srpska trained for inclusive psychosocial support for LGBTI persons

Two one-day trainings on LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services were held in Banja Luka on September 30 and October 1 as part of the European Union-funded project “Regionalising LGBTI Inclusive Psychosocial Support and Access to Mental Health Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” hosted by Sarajevo Open Centre. The participants were employees of the mental health centres and centres for social work in Banja Luka and neighbouring towns/municipalities in Republika Srpska, Prnjavor, Doboj, Laktaši and Čelinac.

Through trainings on peer counselling to inclusive psychosocial support for LGBTI persons in Prijedor

  Within the project “Regionalising LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and access to mental health services in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, a two-day training on peer-to-peer counselling and provision of inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services for LGBTI persons was held in Prijedor on July 1 and 2, organized by Sarajevo Open Centre. The training was … Continued

What the LGBTIQ Community Thinks about Bosnian and Herzegovinian Media Coverage

Between September and November 2019, Mediacentar Sarajevo conducted a mini-survey on media coverage of LGBTIQ topics in Bosnia and Herzegovina and than asked LGBTIQ community members what they thought of media content related to the first Pride Parade in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read the Lidija Pisker’s article from media.ba below. Between September and November this … Continued

Mama Majda: the most important thing is what your child will tell you and what you will tell them; what anyone else has to say is completely irrelevant

It’s hard to stay indifferent to mama Majda’s sincerity. She speaks in very simple language of her child’s outing, of transness, self-discovery, family relations, and challenges that enrich and unite. Author: Mirza Halilčević Mama Majda is approachable, joyful, and exceptionally strategic in her presentation. She happily agreed to speak for the LGBTI.ba portal so as … Continued