Thursday, 28 July 2011

End homophobia and transphobia! An article in "Le Monde"

It's absolutely unacceptable that homophobia and transphobia still exist, yet they do:( Today's Le Monde contains an interesting and disturbing article dealing with homo- and transphobia in Croatia and the European Union. The reason for the article is the brutal attacks on a Pride march in Split. For those who read French, here's the link and a teaser:

http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2011/07/28/en-finir-avec-l-homophobie-et-la-transphobie_1553721_3232.html

"Samedi 11 juin, à Split, en Croatie, une marche pacifique des Fiertés a été brutalement attaquée par des milliers de hooligans ; des dizaines de personnes ont été blessées. Les opposants à la manifestation étaient bien plus nombreux que les policiers. ...."

For those who don't read French, here's information dealing with the events in English:

http://www.dayagainsthomophobia.org/Split-Pride-comes-under-attack,1142

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