It is not easy being LGBT in Serbia


Julija Simic writes at Euractiv:

Belgrade’s annual Pride Week began on Monday (11 September) and will end with a march on Sunday (17 September). Pride parades were held over the past few years with strong security measures and, in the meantime, Serbia elected a gay prime minister. reports.

Despite this, the position of the LGBT community in the country remains unenviable.

The UN Development Program (UNDP) report, Being LGBT in Eastern Europe, the results of which were presented on Wednesday (13 September), showed that gays and lesbians, and persons living with HIV, rank amongst the most discriminated against communities in Serbia.

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