On August 22, the representatives of OO Parade Pride talked with Brankica Stankovic, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality. On this occasion, the Mayor supported all events during the Pride Week, stressing that she expects Pride to pass peacefully and without any incidents this year. The Commissioner agreed with the representatives of the OO Parade Pride on how much the increase in the visibility of the LGBT population is significant for reducing discrimination and social distance towards this social group, and that Pride inevitably contributes to this visibility.