Prishtina Hosts First March in Support of LGBT Rights

Citizens marched from Mother Teresa square to the Newborn monument to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO-T) on 17 May. The motto was “Homosexuality is not a disease. Hate is.” The Center for Social Emancipation and the Center for Equality and Liberty organized the march, which also involved the Minister for European Integration, Vlora Citaku, Deputy Minister Petrit Selimi, British Ambassador Ian Cliff, U.S. Ambassador Tracy Jacobson, as well as other NGOs and individuals.