1. Unfortunately there is a (not-so-little) concern regarding Thaçi intentions and the gay parade in Pristina itself being genuine.

    It is well-known that Albanians are very utilitarian about almost everything, religion and LGBT included - if it comes to their nationalism and support of it.

    Of course, Thaçi as a good general of a terrorist / mafia force knows how to gain support. Well, if marching in front of LGBT community makes his case in America stronger - than he will do that.

    I am pretty sure that if his position would be strengthen if he would make a pilgrimage to Lenin Mausoleum and kiss the butt of Lenin's body - than he would do that, too.

    Including spending a week or two in a Russian monastery (if that would be necessary).

    Today, inshallah, USA is behind of Thaçi's mafia. So he does what his master wants.

    And they want it because... because there is some stupidity in their politics. The origin of gay parades, how they transformed itself, what phenomenon it is, and why Wall Street and Dohány Utca are behind of it now is a long topic, full of political incorrectness.

    To say it in few words: now, in 2016 Thaçi did it well for his support and actually by mistake, found himself dragged in a cause which is rather good locally.

    That the same time Dohány Street, American Establishment, Wall Street, Madeleine NotVeryBright, Soros Gyuri Bácsi, Hilbilly Clinton and her criminal hubby are satisfied... well, they are.
    (Ataman, 21 May 2016 22:36)

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  2. Hm.... Being "gay" has pretty much nothing to do with the religion.
    Look at that. If God exists and he is against that, than gays wouldn't exist. It's not a one-time slip (you may argue, why did God not prevent Caligula, Nero, Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot to exist? OK, he, too, may have mistakes and these "gentlemen" could be just an oversight). However, gays exist since ever and even among other (certain) mammals.

    Thus, it's not a simple "oversight" (if you believe in God). If you do not, that all this has no point.

    And thus, one way or the other - that thing as unusual, disgusting or whatever it may appear to us, is out there - and we are nobody's to judge it.

    As Pope Francis correctly said recently: "who am I to judge it?"

    Indeed.

    But besides of that, of course, I think, one or two jokes against gays are fine. And I am always thinking: why not have the "opposite" parade, with strictly straight only?

    The life would be normal the moment "we" are OK to make jokes about "them" and v.v.
    This should be pretty much like the "Partizan" versus "Crevena Zvezda" discussion.

    And please, no parades on each side, unless it's really necessary and no politics should be involved.

    Unfortunately these parades are starting to become a political manifest, thanks, this is absolutely not what gays or straights do need (Soros + NotSoBright + Thaçi versus Lukashenka + Irinej + Putin)
    (Ataman, 20 May 2016 20:25)

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  3. I REALLY hate Thaçi - but have to admit, he has balls.

    In general, I do not support such parades for a very different reason (in America it's about business and I hate that). However, Pristina is a different thing.

    Yes, probably bravo, indeed.

    The saddest thing is that Village-Bey was mostly right regarding Roberto.
    "Mostly" because he gave Roberto 100%.
    I am far from doing that, IMO 90% is about right.

    The remaining 10%, however are those 10% where he proves being an American imbecile and spoiling the 90% where he is right.

    For instance, the word "chetnik" does not need to be here. That single word negated everything in his writing... Thanks, Robot Berta, for nothing - even if you are 90% right.
    (Ataman, 20 May 2016 19:57)

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  4. Fortunately, anti-gay sentiment is very strong in the Balkans.

    (sj, 18 May 2016 10:25)


    THAT'S A GOOD COMMENT SHOULD LOOK. ANYONE THINKING DIFFERENT IS NEITHER CHRISTIAN NOR MUSLIM.
    (rote, 18 May 2016 18:43)

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  5. Bravo!
    (roberto, 17 May 2016 22:14
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    Too bad they didn't give much notice to anyone so you couldn't make it. Then it would've been a complete farce.
    (Peggy, 18 May 2016 14:21)

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  6. Well i should be honest - i don't support them, even though sometime i think pity because maybe did not choose to be like that, but i can't swallow it. Humanity is losing its own values.
    Since today the religion did a good job in keeping strong the families values, and the role of the mother and the father. But more than people lose the faith and the religion fade away, more we will accept such a things.If they have sex with each other (Ouchhh..., just thinking about is ugly to death) - there will not have anymore children in Europe.
    (Joni, 18 May 2016 13:18)

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  7. (sj, 18 May 2016 10:25)

    Why everything must be compared and measured? This is a small step for this community in Kosovo it will take time to match anything with Australia.

    Progress is not something done overnight, would be a good if Toma supports same way in Sep.
    (Bilbao, 18 May 2016 13:11)

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  8. @sj

    For once I agree with you, anti-gay sentiment is strong in the Balkans. However, the very fact that Thaci, un-charming as he is, still took the decision to show support to the gay community by marching with them, is one step more than any of Serbia's main leaders have ever taken
    (Nikolle, 18 May 2016 11:12)

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  9. If there were no advertisements or mention of this “walk” in Pristina weeks leading up to the event then it’s a political stunt or a joke more precisely. If you want to see what one of those parades look like come to Sydney, Australian next March. It’s the biggest in the world and it lasts several hours.
    However, to blame Serb politicians for not doing the same is a little strong considering that the so called gay parade lasted 10 minutes and locals would not have had the time to process the event before it was over.
    How about next year Thaci advertises weeks ahead and then we can see if the event goes without incident.
    Unfortunately, anti-gay sentiment is very strong in the Balkans.
    (sj, 18 May 2016 10:25)

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  10. How stanged is this? There was no advertising nor mention of this through the months and weeks leading up to this "event", no one even knew what what going on. It lasted all of 10min, Are you people this stupid, kek
    (Boban, 18 May 2016 03:01)

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  11. ... and said the gathering today was "for LGBT persons who could not be part of the march because they are surrounded by homophobia and transphobia in Kosovo."

    And how many centuries do you think will have to pass before that problem becomes a non problem?
    (still a virgin, 18 May 2016 02:43)

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  12. Looks like Thaci was here to score points after Gezim Kelmendi referred to homosexuality as a disease.

    [link]

    So much for tolerance in Kosovo compared with every place else.
    (Navi, 18 May 2016 00:37)

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  13. Many of the 'nice' chetniks on this site were always screaming, "So when will this ever happen in Pristina?!" Frankly I had my own doubts. But it has happened, and Kosovo's leadership, however imperfect, has given their support, voted with their feet. Much more than we have witnessed throughout parts of the former Yugoslavia. Bravo!
    (roberto, 17 May 2016 22:14)

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  14. Good example to all humanity living in the Balkans, no matter what your religion is, this is what the USA, England and Germany want to see! The Arayan race is poision and we all in the Balkans poisioned! This is another good example to all who live in the Balkans what our future will be, for ever darkness and sorrow as long as the Devil rules!!!

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    What ever comes will be better then 1990 - 1999.
    I am really proud of Kosovo moving forward - although I DO NOT belong to this community - I have nothing against people living the way they wanted.

    I just can't imagine these who calls 'Kosovo an ISIS' state how will they feel when they see this community enjoying their constitutional rights. and living their freedom
    (Naim, 17 May 2016 21:08)

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  15. bravo THACI!
    (sidi, 17 May 2016 19:51)

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  16. According to the agency, organizers, three non-governmental groups - "in mainly ethnic Albanian and Muslim Kosovo" - urged citizens to "eradicate homophobia and respect the LGBT community's rights" and said the gathering today was "for LGBT persons who could not be part of the march because they are surrounded by homophobia and transphobia in Kosovo."

    Somebody also needs to inform the ones still living in the caves surrounded by polar bears.
    (pizza eater, 17 May 2016 19:26)

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  17. This is awesome. Just a few years ago a Gay Pride in Kosovo would be unthinkable! This is an example all Balkan countries should follow.
    (omnipotent, 17 May 2016 19:22)

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  18. Bravo. A good symbolic gesture. Serbs should be ashamed that of all people Thaci takes part in the first parade, while several Serbian presidents and prime minister didn't manage to do that for several years, and, as we can read, right now the Dveri extremists already agitate against the parade in Belgrade.
    (Comm. Parrisson, 17 May 2016 18:05)

    As much as I dislike him but you are right. It doesnt matter if he really means it, at least it a strong symbol.

    As a very smart priest in denmark said: " Being a couple isnt about procreation, its about two people united with love." No one has the right to try and separate what two loving hearts have connected.
    (Gjon Marku, 17 May 2016 19:02)

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  19. But in his statement to reporters, Thaci "insisted to reporters that every citizen, regardless of ethnicity, regardless of gender, enjoys equal rights," AFP said.

    About time. Bravo Thaci!
    (Goat Rider, 17 May 2016 18:46)

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  20. Bravo. A good symbolic gesture. Serbs should be ashamed that of all people Thaci takes part in the first parade, while several Serbian presidents and prime minister didn't manage to do that for several years, and, as we can read, right now the Dveri extremists already agitate against the parade in Belgrade.
    (Comm. Parrisson, 17 May 2016 18:05)

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  21. Good example to all humanity living in the Balkans, no matter what your religion is, this is what the USA, England and Germany want to see! The Arayan race is poision and we all in the Balkans poisioned! This is another good example to all who live in the Balkans what our future will be, for ever darkness and sorrow as long as the Devil rules!!!
    (Dragoljub Djurkovic, 17 May 2016 18:01)

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