Fighting homophobia to make Kosovo more "Free and Equal"

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UN Secretary-General carrying banner to fight homophobia. OHCHR.

Civil society groups in Kosovo are working hard to change public perceptions and protect the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.

On 17 May, the United Nations is marking the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Homophobia is the fear or hostility towards homosexuals or homosexuality while in transphobia, these sentiments are directed towards transgender people.

The United Nations has launched a campaign entitled "Free and Equal" to remind the world that LGBT rights are human rights.

Brenden Varma filed this report.

Duration: 3'40''

 

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