LGBTQI Rights in the Balkans: A Perpetual Struggle

By Mawethu Nkosana, Crisis Response Fund Administrator at CIVICUS

Romanian Adrian Coman and his American-born partner Clai Hamilton had two major reasons to celebrate when they tied the knot last June. One of course, was their marriage. The other was the historic legal victory they scored when their case before Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) led to the recognition of same sex marriage for the purpose of freedom of movement in the European Union (EU). The case, challenging current law, represented a significant victory for LGBTQI rights, in particular in Eastern Europe.

Read on: Inter Press Service

 

 

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