Sofia Pride Organizing Committee calls on Bulgarian Socialist Party to support the ratification of the Istanbul Convention

Sofia Pride Organizing Committee expresses disappointment about Bulgarian Socialist Party’s (BSP) firm position against the ratification of the Istanbul Convention. A position formed under the influence of an aggressive populist media campaign, based on misinformation and playing on people’s fears. For the Organizing Committee it is unclear why BSP, a socialist party, has distanced itself…

The mayor of Sofia met with the Sofia Pride Organizing Committee

The Mayor of the Sofia Ms Yordanka Fandakova met with the Sofia Pride Organizing Committee in order to discuss the upcoming 11th edition of the biggest equality and human rights event in Bulgaria. Representatives from the self-led LGBT organizations GLAS, Deystvie and Bilitis, and the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) acquainted Fandakova with the event’s preparation,…