Commissioner supported the first tennis tournament for LGBT persons

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended the final day of the Belgrade PlayOut Open 2019, the first tennis tournament for LGBT persons in Southeastern Europe. In a meeting with the organizers and participants in the tournament, Commissioner provided full support to the common values of equality and tolerance, and together with them pointed to the importance of social acceptance and equality.

Belgrade PlayOut Open 2019, which was attended by more than 90 athletes from 14 countries, was held under the auspices of the World Gay and Lesbian Tennis Association GLTA and organized by Goran Rakonjac from Serbia, Peter Matjasic from Slovenia and Chris Lazar from Croatia. The tournament was officially opened in the premises of the USA Embassy in Belgrade, while the matches were played on Partizan tennis courts.

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