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Boban Stojanovic


Before he moved to Canada, Boban was the founder of the Belgrade Pride Parade. After Pride was banned, Boban and his colleagues won the historic battle for the LGBTQ+ community in Serbia – the first Pride with no organized violence.

He has addressed prominent institutions such as the European Parliament and Pride Parades in cities across Europe.

As an internationally recognized LGBT activist, Stojanovic was the Grand Marshal at Montreal (2014). He was awarded the David Kato Vision and Voice Award as one of the five most prominent activists in the World (2015).

Currently, Boban works as an LGBTQ+ Program manager at the Centre for Newcomers. He was the founder of the LGBTQ+ Refugee Centre at the End of the Rainbow Foundation.

Calgary, AB