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…

Statement of Support to the Sofia Pride 2018

We would like to convey our support to all participants of this year’s Sofia Pride on 9th June 2018. Like in previous years, Sofia Pride joins in with Pride events all around the world, where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, intersex (LGBTI) people, together with their friends, families, and allies, come together to stand up for…

Love Moves Exhibit at Generator Sofia

On May 18th the opening of the first of a total of five exhibitions for this year’s Sofia Pride Arts took place. For the first time the festival is taking longer than one week before the Sofia Pride March. LOVE MOVES exhibit works by 10 foreign and local artists were presented, namely ones by Gonzalo…

Wing Chun – a Street Self-Defence Lesson

On May 19, Sije Alex Boreva and Sihing Konstantin Krastev introduced us to the principles of the martial art Wing Chun. Wing Chun was created by a nun in the Shaolin Monastery in order to protect herself from a physically stronger striker. First of all, this art teaches us how to avoid a physical attack,…

Sofia Pride with support from Bergen, Norway

Sofia Pride received yet another letter of support for the upcoming rally on June 9th! The letter is from Mr Erlend Horn, the Deputy Mayor for Social Affairs, Inclusion & Diversity, who is also responsible for issues within the LGBTI community in Bergen, Norway. If you want to see the rainbow, you have to endure…