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The Struggles of LGBT People in One of Europe's Most Homophobic Countries

VICE traveled to Albania to get a rare glimpse into the lives of people who have been victimized and neglected because of their sexual orientation.
December 8, 2015, 4:15pm

Up until the mid 90s, being openly gay in Albania would land you in prison. In the last five years, Albania has seen a growing LGBTQ movement, but many homosexuals still face bigotry and violence—even in their own homes.

VICE Greece traveled to Albania to get a rare glimpse into the lives of people who have been victimized and neglected because of their sexual orientation in one of Europe's most homophobic countries.