Post Tagged with: "Albania"

Photo Credit: Kristi
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: LGBT in Albania

Life as a gay couple in Albania is not easy– but with the support of family and friends it is not impossible.

IDAHOT: A Three Part Journey to Acceptance
News & Politics

IDAHOT: A Three Part Journey to Acceptance

Like last year, for me, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)* started with a bike ride in Albania, gay activists, the international community, progressive straight allies, and a bit of trepidation about potential violence.

Albania Gay Ride Against Discrimination (May 2013)
Photo: Clare Masson
News & Politics

Country of contradictions: Albania and same-sex partnerships

A country where a recent survey said 53% believe that “gays and lesbians should not be free to live as they wish” is not a country where you expect to hear about same-sex marriage legislation being introduced and supported by both government and opposition. But, Albania is, at times, a […]

Albania’s 2nd Gay Ride Against Homophobia
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Albania’s 2nd Gay Ride Against Homophobia

I grew up in the US as a child of the 1980s and 90s. I was born after Stonewall but before marriage equality in any state. I am part of the in-between generation. The one that didn’t live the acute violence but still didn’t have Gay-Straight Alliances at school or LGBT role […]

On the road to freedom
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On the road to freedom

  As I mentioned in my last post, I want to give a little bit of international flair to the site.  Granted, Julieta has taken over my old beat… the Latin beat.  So, since I have physically moved on, I will in my blogging as well.   I now live in […]