Lejla Huremović, an activist who monitors and analyzes media coverage of LGBTI issues, and has a broad insight into the presentation of this community in public and social networks, to our question on whether she believes that Facebook groups that address the issue of violence can raise awareness so that individuals would do some concrete actions against violence, notes that through today’s education, young people unfortunately do not get the opportunity to learn to think critically.
Because of their sexual orientation, LGBTI persons are exposed to different forms of exclusion, discrimination and violence. Unfortunately, that practice often starts in their families, among the people who, instead of supporting and accepting them for who they are, push them away and make their lives miserable.
Ignorance gives birth to discrimination, that is the conclusion of the research that was conducted by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in June and July this year, and it relates to the LGBTI issues in six countries of the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro).
„Aždaja mržnje višeglava i da ona nije usmjerena ne samo na LGBT osobe, nego i pripadnike drugih naroda, rodnih skupina, a niko ne želi da ima aždaju mržnje u svojoj kući“, kazala Zorica Mršević, naučna savjetnica u Institutu društvenih nauka Srbije. U organizaciji Sarajevskog otvorenog centra i Fondacije CURE u Banjaluci je u okviru projekta … Continued