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Human rights conference “Beyond 2020: The LGBT Community in an

Belgrade Pride in cooperation with Civil Rights Defenders organized a human rights conference entitled “Beyond 2020: The LGBT Community in an Era of Populism”. Held on Friday 13 September in Belgrade, the conference invited human rights experts and LGBT+ activists from Serbia, Croatia, North Macedonia, Albania, as well as the US, Sweden, Germany and The […]

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Under the banner of ‘I’m not giving up’ Belgrade Pride

Belgrade Pride under the slogan ‘I’m not giving up’ was successfully held without any major incidents on Sunday 15th September in Belgrade, Serbia.  Organizers say around 2,000 people attended, marking the sixth consecutive year that Pride marches have successfully taken place in Belgrade without being banned by local authorities.  Amongst those in attendance was Serbia’s […]

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Activists from the region join Belgrade Pride 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Over a hundred LGBTI+ activists and civil society organisations from across the Western Balkans joined Belgrade Pride last Sunday (15 September).  In the spirit of solidarity, activists from Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina made their way to Serbia’s capital to show support to Belgrade Pride. Dozens of activists from Greece, […]

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What EuroPride 2022 in Belgrade will bring to Balkans and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] EuroPride 2022 in Belgrade will be a landmark event for Europe’s entire LGBTI+ community. Away from the colourful celebrations which embody Pride marches across the continent, a struggle for basic human rights is in full-swing on its eastern frontiers. The LGBTI+ community remains one of the most discriminated groups in the Western Balkans, while […]

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The Play “Queer Cafe: Hear Our Voices” Held at the

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Launched by American artist and activist Joan Lipkin, with her creative team of Pavle Menalo (producer), Borisav Matić (dramaturg), and Ellen Schaeffer (transcription). Created based on the true stories of many Queer Cafe sessions, this show covers topics ranging from discovering one’s sexuality to dating, family, school, church, business, marriage, and hope for the […]

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Mr Tree: from Stonewall to Belgrade

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Belgrade’s Pride Info Centre had the pleasure of hosting Fredd E. “Tree” Sequoia – an LGBT+ activist and participant of the Stonewall riots in New York.  A bartender at the Stonewall Inn, Tree was witness to the very moment that ignited the LGBT+ cause, the police raid and the subsequent riots which unfolded on […]

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Pride Caravan hits cities across Serbia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As part of Pride Week 2019 and our campaign to show that LGBT+ persons live in every part of Serbia, Belgrade Pride launched a Pride Caravan to visit towns and cities across the country. The goal of these smaller marches is to show solidarity with everyone who is prevented from expressing themselves because of […]

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Apply for Media Accreditation for Belgrade Pride 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The process for obtaining media accreditation for the upcoming Belgrade Pride has been launched.  The main Belgrade Pride march will start from Sunday 15 September at Slavija square, central Belgrade, at 17h. However, press are encouraged to arrive up-to an hour early in order to obtain interviews from organisers and activists. The deadline for […]

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The Queer Cafe: Hear Our Voices from the Balkans

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]About the Queer Cafe Join us for this free short performance of The Queer Cafe: Hear Our Voices from the Balkans  on Thursday September 12 from 4-6 pm and Saturday September 14 from 8-9 pm at the Pride Info Centre (Kralja Milana 20, Beograd).  Conceived by noted U.S. theatre artist and social activist Joan Lipkin and […]

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Pride Week: Grand Opening

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Pride Week 2019 was officially launched on Monday with an opening ceremony at the City of Belgrade’s National Assembly. It will last from September 9th to the 15th, ending with the Pride March and a concert in “Manjež” park on Sunday. Jovanka Todorović, representing the Organizational board of Belgrade Pride, opened this year’s Pride […]