Podgorica Pride passes peacefully
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Podgorica Pride passes peacefully

The first LGBT pride march in Podgorica, capital of Montenegro, ended peacefully Sunday. See a brief video from today’s march here. Amid heightened security, several hundred participants carried banners and rainbow flags, and blew whistles on the city’s streets. The chief organizer, Daneijel Kalezic, told marchers that gay people would “not give up” until homosexuals … Continue reading

Montenegro prepares for Pride
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Montenegro prepares for Pride

The Montenegrin Government has pledged to deploy more than two thousand police officers to ensure public safety during Sunday’s Podgorica Pride Parade after the country’s first ever pride march was violently attacked by hundreds of thugs in the resort town of Budva in July. Montenegro will deploy more than two thousand police to protect the … Continue reading

Pride events in September
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Pride events in September

If it’s September, it must be time to travel south for Pride! Sofia holds it main Pride event September 21, 2013, while Belgrade’s Pride Week runs September 20-28, with a parade still planned for the final day. Montenegro will host Podgorica Pride on September 27, 2013. And – if you’re planning ahead, ILGA Europe’s calendar … Continue reading