Tag Archives: Bulgaria

It Gets Better Celebrates Five Years [VIDEO]

Five years already! Via the Huffington Post: Five years after its launch, the It Gets Better Project is looking toward the future and continuing its work countering anti-LGBT bullying and suicide rates among queer youth. The organization announced today the “5 Years Better” campaign in honor of the five-year anniversary of founder Dan Savage posting the first-ever It Gets Better …

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BULGARIA: Sofia Pride Canceled Due To Fears Of Anti-Gay Violence

Tomorrow’s gay pride event in Sofia, Bulgaria has been canceled due to fears of anti-gay violence.  Gay Star News reports: Organizers of Sofia Pride that was scheduled for tomorrow (22 June) say the event has been canceled due to the insistence of city’s municipality and the Interior Ministry. Since peaceful protests against the appointment of a controversial media mogul as …

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BULGARIA: Jammed Gun Foils Would-Be Assassination Of Political Leader

Reuters reports: A man jumped on stage and pointed a gun at the leader of Bulgaria’s ethnic Turkish party before security guards wrestled him to the ground during a televised conference on Saturday. Ahmed Dogan, the long-time leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) escaped unscathed, and it was not immediately clear why the attacker had targeted him …

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