Gay pride parade planned for tomorrow has been banned by Serbian autorities because the police said they can’t protect the participants. If you rewind the film, last year the parade took place somehow with strong police forces virtually defending the inner circle of participants with three walls of policemen. In
The Belgrade Gay Pride Parade starts in less than 24 hours and here’s the lowdown on how things are going so far regarding the Serbian society’s reactions in the media and everyday life. UPDATE: Evidently I’m still alive. I’m waiting for the pictures to arrive, taken by friends of mine,
Gay Pride parade in Belgrade has been scheduled for 10th of October 2010 this time (10-10-10). (Official site of the parade) Are you going to attend this protest walk? Leave a comment. There has already been two attempts to organize a gay parade in Belgrade and both of them failed
Someone decided that it would be best, because of the world economic crisis, to try and minimize the Eurosong budget and let Goran Bregovic write three songs. Emina Jahovic-Sandal, Milan Stankovic and Oliver Katic were chosen by the audience as the three best candidates to perform these songs.
Before I begin, just a quick not that I have heard of three separate cases where foreigners have been attacked in Belgrade and beaten up in the last three days, including one Frenchmen that’s in critical condition. It seems that the groups of ultra-right fascists are patrolling the city center
Asked to comment on the safety issues of forthcoming Belgrade Gay Pride Parade, which is scheduled for September 20th, and the anti-gay graffiti throughout the city these days, Mayor of Belgrade, mr Dragan Djilas gave the following bizzare statement: “I say what I believe—maybe I was raised patriarchal—but sexual orientation
Update on the traditional churches vs human rights law saga. Some complaints by the churches have been implemented by the government, but the churches are still not satisfied. The article about free expression of one’s sexual orientation is really pissing them off. Here’s a bit from what they have to
Main topic of the past several days in Serbia (besides celebrity Big Brother and Eurosong contest, that is): the anti-discrimination law and the problem it created for the traditional religious organizations in Serbia – Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church, the Islamic Community of Serbia, the Evangelical Church, the Christian
Long time since we had a net2reality post here. I’ve been wanting to write one after the Croatian govt. caused all that fuss with the Facebook couple of weeks ago, but I figured it was covered enough by other medias.
However, there wasn’t so much talk about kids using the social media to promote nationalism, hate and fascism.
Three great play-by-play posts covering last night’s Eurosong contest: Nosemonkey, Douglas Muir of Fistfull of Euros and BBC’s Fiona Pryor. This sums it all up very well, even though thy don’t agree on all acounts. But the main thing is that the fun was there, the organization was great according