"It is high time that we deal in a very democratic way, through the courts, with those who call themselves members of the patriotic organisations," he said. "Is this Belgrade or the wild West?"
Sociologist Vojislav Ivanovic, said the political culture was not yet ready.
"In Serbia we still do not have many politicians directed toward changing this rather hostile attitude toward Serbian gays," " he said. "However, I think there is hope with more and more Serbs who have traveled abroad since the visa-free regime with EU was introduced in 2009, and who saw being gay in a much more normal and positive context."