Lejla Huremović

Member of the Organizational Committee of the BiH Pride March, activist (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Finished the studies of Public Relations at the Faculty of Political Sciences. Worked with the Press Council and the Sarajevo Open Centre. Has been working as activist for more than a decade, specifically fighting for the rights of LGBTIQ persons. For years, she has been working on media education, and analysing the media reporting on LGBTIQ topics. Organized a number of media campaigns aimed at educating and enhancing visibility of LGBTIQ persons in BiH society. As a programme coordinator in the Sarajevo Open Centre, worked on media and public relations for many years, was the PR of the International Festival of Queer Movie “Merlinka” in Sarajevo, and did other cultural and activist work. She is the editor of the only portal that focuses on the themes related to rights and lives of LGBTIQ community – lgbti.ba. Currently, she is gestalt therapist in the education process, and her objective is to commit more to therapeutic work with the LGBTIQ persons in future. She was a member of the Organizational Committee of the BiH Pride March.