Bulgaria’s LGBTI Community: The Invisible Minority

Sofia is not San Francisco, Rome or Berlin. Lesbian or gay couples will not kiss, hold hands or embrace in the streets of the Bulgarian capital. They will not do so in clubs either. Many younger members of the LGBTI community, who still live with their parents, will not even show their love at home, for good reasons. There are cases of young…
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Sofia Cohen: Leader of the Jewish Congregation in Sofia

As President of the Central Israelite Religious Council of Bulgaria, she runs the synagogues in Sofia and Plovdiv. A lot of responsibility comes with the job. Sofia Cohen, an advertiser and a mother of two, coordinates all activities in those two Jewish congregations. Her approach is conservative in the sense that she is not interested in change…
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Chaka Khan: The Limitless Voice

Put 500 female Soul singers into a big hall and make them sing in front of a blindfolded person. That person will find Chaka Khan immediately. Repeat the same experiment with 5,000 Soul singers. Again, the blindfolded individual will find her within seconds. This would even work with 5 million singers. Chaka Khan, who was born as Yvette Marie…
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