Rightist Extremists Call for Anti-Gay Measures in Bulgaria

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Bulgaria Rightist Extremists Call for Anti-Gay Measures: Rightist Extremists Call for Anti-Gay Measures in Bulgaria The extreme rightist and nationalist Bulgarian National Union led by Boyan Rasate, a former associate of the Ataka party, is calling for large-scale anti-gay measures in Bulgaria in light of a gay parade to take place June 28 in Sofia.(Sofia Photo Agency)

The extreme nationalist Bulgarian National Union is planning to stage a "Week of Intolerance" in response to a gay parade planned to take place in Sofia on June 28.

The news was announced by the leader of the formation Boyan Rasate on Sunday who also stated that the homosexuals in Bulgaria enjoyed strong political protection.

"There are homosexuals in all political parties that one can think of. I have not heard of homosexuals in the Bulgarian Agrarian People's Union", Rasate said.

The "Intolerance Week" that his people are planning is also going to include a round table on how to restrict manifestations of homosexuality.

Aksiniya Gencheva from the Bulgarian gay organization "Gemini" defined the moves of the Bulgarian National Union as attempt to get political benefits.

She said also that the BNU's demand that gay organizations be banned contradicted the Constitution and the right of free association.

Gencheva believes that fascist-like organization were way more harmful to society. Gemini expects that the extreme rightists would launch a protest on the day of the planned gay parade.

Boyan Rasate and his National Union became famous in 2007 with their attempt to organize a private national guard with its own uniforms and symbols allegedly to protect the majority of the population by the many crimes committed by Bulgarian citizens of Roma origin.

This move sparked a reaction on part of Roma organizations, which moved to set up their own guard for protection against the nationalists. Both moves, however, turned out to be short-lived.
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DP - 24 Jun 2008 // 22:42:16

And WW doth speak funny....;-)

WickedWitch - 24 Jun 2008 // 22:10:46

He doth protest too much, indeed.

territorial - 24 Jun 2008 // 10:01:02


by putting the names of great gay musicians in quotation marks, do you think you make them less real? And the fact that you proudly beat yourself on the chest here, parading your heterosexual male-ness, is pathetic and reeks of insecurity and dogma.

As you can see, evidenced by above article, Bulgaria has enough problems of its own, nazi politics being a major one, and your presence in my country can be tolerated only if you practice good western values and tolerance yourself. Otherwise, go live on Skinhead Island. I bet you couldn't tolerate even that!

franky - 23 Jun 2008 // 19:55:39

As a UK based gay man who has made Bulgaria my second home after spending lots of time in the country aftre several years and i might add on the verge of relocating there. i think it is disgusting that the likes of Boyan Rasate are tolorated in what i have found to be one of the most tolerant countries in the world as regards human diversity and personal choice. I hope Bulgarians most of whom are enlightened and tolerant stand up to bigots of this sort and ensure that idots like this who i might add are few in the country do not contibute to giving Bulgaria a bad reputation internationaly. It is bad enough we have to fight to restore and maintain the country's reputation in the face of international advesrity not least start to fight the enemy within!

I suggest someone put this idiot out of his misery for the collective good of the nation! or at least that is what I would wish on him were i as biggoted as he is. But no that would only make me as bad as him and everyone is entitled to express their oppinions in so far as it does not serve to incite hatred and violence againt any individual or group of individuals.

The mere suggestion that gay rights in a licence to public fornication by gays shows teh depth of his stupidity - i for one have not witnessed heterosexual public fornication in Bulgaria or at that anywhere in the world even though heterosexuals have all the protection by law to display signs of affection publicly.

i must agree with one of the writers that perhaps this hatred stems from within Boyan and is a projected self hatred borne out of fear that perhaps within him deep inside lies a gay man?

I for one will not tolorate idiots like this to taint my new adoptive country and I hope that all self respecting Bulgarians back me in ensuring people like this never suceed in their agenda!

Regards and long live freedome and liberty!!!

Taro - 23 Jun 2008 // 18:29:12

He must be a muslim. But Mohammed had at least 10 women, some sources even go higher and talk about 12-14. Due to the Koran each man is allowed to have 4 women.

BTW, Trucky sounds very gay to me...


JKS - 23 Jun 2008 // 17:43:08

"i believe that the good lord had a wife"

Are you a Mormon dude?

Or maybe you are referring to Zeus:)

trucky - 23 Jun 2008 // 17:40:06

I am glad that someone is against the gay movement in Bulgaria. If you look what has happened in other countries, since giving them `rights` especially in the UK.
We have witnessed `weddings` between two men..we have witnessed `weddings` between two male priests, and we have witnessed the openly available adoption laws, which allows two men to adopt a child, and bring that child up with no woman having to be present. I am sorry for the way i feel, but i believe that the good lord had a wife..i believe that Adam & Eve started in the garden of Eden as a male/female couple. I am a heterosexual male, who believes that a male cannot and should not be allowed to `make love` to each other, by sticking their privates up each other, and thereby enabling them to create diseases, and spread them to others, and to expect our NHS to pick up the pieces after they have fornicated. There is a great deal of talent, who have lost their lives by playing around with their gender, `Freddy Mercury` is one, `Elton John` could be next..so why do they not find the opposite sex attractive i will never know, and will never find out, for the same reason i will never know why some people feel that they are `Trapped` in another body, what i do know is our government has allowed the male/female marriage partnership, to take second place, they have denied us the married mans allowance, one which we had enjoyed for many years, Please dont let B.G. go down the same path, keep it underground if you can, and dont let them flout themselves by openly walking along the street holding hands, kissing, flirting, and maybe making `Love` in front of us or our children, it isnt natural, its against gods wishes, and should be against the law.

Mat - 23 Jun 2008 // 11:54:04

Lets face it - he's a closet faggot

Taro - 22 Jun 2008 // 19:44:11

Stupid Nazis.

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