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Army told by Serbian human rights organization to apologize to Major Helena

Army told by Serbian human rights organization to apologize to Major Helena

Major Helena served for 20 years before coming out as transgender. The Army immediately told her to resign saying she was a ‘stain’ on their reputation. Serbia is a hostile country for LGBT people, but it is getting better. In 2010 the LGBT 1,000 strong pride was attacked by 6,000 anti-gay protesters, Orthodox Christians and […]

Milica wins first Miss Trans Serbia beauty contest

Milica wins first Miss Trans Serbia beauty contest

Transgender visibility highlighted as Serbia held the first ever trans beauty contest in Belgrade April 23. Contestants were judged on “charm, makeup, clothes and attitude”. The seven-member jury was presided over by Ordana Mitrovic, a transsexual activist known here for publicly pleading the minority’s case on the state-run RTS television last year. Boban Stojanovic, a […]