· June, 2008

Stories about Bulgaria from June, 2008

Bulgaria: More on June 28 Sofia Gay Pride

  25 June 2008

What's Going Down? writes about the opposition to Bulgaria's first-ever Gay Pride Parade, which is set to take place in Sofia on June 28: “…local right-wing political groups have, predictably, begun publicly denouncing the event in ways that range from the merely embarrassing and depressing to the downright alarming.”

Bulgaria, Romania: Labor Migrants

  17 June 2008

Nicolaus Mills explains at Comment is Free why Britain hasn't seen the much-feared “‘tidal wave’ of immigrants” from Bulgaria and Romania.

Bulgaria: Gay Pride on June 28

  17 June 2008

Petya of Bighead writes about the upcoming gay pride parade in Sofia: “… I've already seen notes from the Bulgarian major nationalist party urging their supporters to organize a counter-protest…At any rate, it is so insane, I am embarrassed to even translate it.”

Balkans: “National Science”

  13 June 2008

Say: Macedonia writes about the Macedonian language – and the “national science”: “This national science is exactly what we don't need anymore in the Balkans. Getting rid of our politically-influenced sciences (i.e. ‘scientific propaganda’) will help us exorcise our nationalistic demons from the past and start building tolerance and respect....

Bulgaria: Women's Rights

  8 June 2008

Kyle Grady of What's Going Down? writes an open letter to the editors of Lifestyle.bg and author Tihomir Dimitrov, prompting a heated discussion on Bulgaria, feminism, women's rights and other issues (41 comments so far).

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