A lawyer from the Asnah LGBT Youth Organisation Daniel "action" has taken the case to a Bulgarian woman who struggles with the Bulgarian authorities for recognition of her marriage contract concluded with another woman in the UK. The 15.11.2016 g....
For a long time now, we have been living in the age of free and anonymous HIV testing. Unfortunately, testing for HIV continues to stand at the very back of the public mindset and the main reason for this...
In a historic decision published on 29 June 2018, the Sofia City Administrative Court ruled in favor of a same-sex couple who fought for their right to reside as a married couple in Bulgaria. Cristina and Mariama, an Australian-French couple,...
My reason to go to Pride   I go to Pride every year because if I don't care about my rights enough or about my life even (sometimes, literally) to go out on the street and march for them, then I...
I go to Pride, because I am happy and proud to stand for equal rights and love. As Bulgarians, we have to realize that the time is to take a critical look at ourselves and to question how and where...
It was 2008, there was going to be a Pride Parade for the first time in Sofia. I went with a friend of mine, without even discussing it and giving it a second thought, I think we were thinking...
If there wasn’t the first Pride, we would still be deep in the closet.   With my first girlfriend every evening we were saying goodbye at one small, hidden crossroad. One evening, while we were hugging goodbye, she said: “Why are...
Farewell to boys The boys are leaving. Voluntarily, one would think, but in reality forced into cruel rites of passage. So that they grow up fast and are boys no longer. The boys, who are forced away from home (and we...
28The first time I dared to go was back in 2015. For a number of years before that I had had the desire pulling me in the event’s direction. I remember that on my way to school, every day...
Why would you come to pride – send us an essay and photo Were you ever a Sofia pride? What did you think while waiting to tie your bracelet to fit in? What did you think while people could fit...