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
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Pride, often called gay pride or gay parade, is a public assembling of LGBT people, activists, human rights defenders, as well as of all the others who want to support the struggle of LGBT people for equality in all the society spheres, and the respect of basic human rights.
The next day we were going back home. As we removed the nail polish in rainbow colors, changed our clothes to look more appropriate to Balkans, packed our flags and colorful feather scarves, packing rainbow badges I couldn’t help but wonder – what is the price of freedom?
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.
Sexual orientation is a personal feature of every person and any form of discrimination based on that should, in a healthy society, be seen as a violation of basic human rights.
I hope this session will show that politicians, parliamentarians, administrators and civils servants, are prepared to unite with activists – straight and gay -, NGO’s, international organizations and diplomats in an important effort: the fight for equality and dignity for all, regardless of who you are or whom you love.
In order to advance the state of LGBT rights in BiH, Sarajevo Open Center suggested three priority measures that should be taken by the institutions in charge.
Steadfast, committed leadership and visible equality trailblazers are necessary ingredients for advancing LGBTI equality according to the latest Rainbow Europe package, released today (Sunday, 10 May 2015) by ILGA-Europe. Our 2015 Rainbow Map, Annual Review and brand new Rainbow Europe web module all showcase the power that committed leadership to LGBTI rights can wield. Launched … Continued
On 17th May we want to remind public of the importance of respecting human rights, including those of lesbian, bisexual, gay and trans * people, who continue to face discrimination and violence.
SARAJEVO OPEN CENTRE’S IDAHOT (INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA) PROGRAMME, MAY – JUNE 2015 Since 2005, May 17 has been marked as the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. This day is marked in more than 130 countries in the world, and is officially recognized by many countries, including European Union Parliament. On … Continued