SOFIA - A Sofia court has backed the right of a same-sex couple to live in Bulgaria, activists announced Wednesday, in the first such case for the EU nation that does not recognize gay marriage. The court claim was brought up by an Australian woman who was banned from residing in Bulgaria in together with her French spouse after the couple got married in France in mid, the youth LGBT organization Action said. But the ruling on June 29 by the Sofia administrative court 29 overturned the interior ministry's migration directorate ban, saying that upholding it would "hinder the right of the EU partner to move and reside freely in the territory of the EU. The ruling was also in line with a decision of the EU's top court of justice in Luxembourg on June 5, stating that EU laws on freedom of movement oblige all member states to allow residency of the non-European spouses of EU citizens, including same-sex partners, even if they did not recognize same-sex marriage.
Everything you always wanted to know about sex and Bulgarians, but…oh, never mind
Attitudes of Bulgarian women toward various forms of specific sexual behaviour
Prostitution in Bulgaria is itself legal,  but organised prostitution brothels , prostitution rings, or other forms of procuring is prohibited. The sex trade is a major source of income for Bulgarian criminals. UNAIDS estimates there are 10, prostitutes in the country,  and in there were 20, Bulgarian prostitutes working abroad and this was a source of foreign exchange earnings for Bulgaria. Article of the Criminal Code prohibits procuring and keeping premises used for prostitution: . Vagrancy and public order laws are used against prostitutes soliciting. Bulgaria once maintained a reputation as a transit country for sex trafficking , but subsequently, it has become known as a destination where the sex trade takes place. Bulgarian women and children are subjected to sex trafficking within the country, as well as in Europe , and the Middle East.
Prostitution in Bulgaria
Introduction: Personal attitudes determine the individual sexual behaviour and safe sexual practice. The attitudes of Bulgarian women toward some forms of sexual behaviour leading to high risk of unwanted pregnancy and HIV-transmission are poorly investigated. Aim: The aim of the study is to investigate the attitudes of Bulgarian women toward premarital intercourse, oral-genital sex, heterosexual anal intercourse and homosexual behaviour, as well as the factors influencing these attitudes. Material and methods: The sample included randomly selected women with an age range of 14 to 40 years with at least one pregnancy by the moment of the study. Each subject completed a self-reported questionnaire about sociodemographic characteristics and items concerning different aspects of sexual behaviour.
If you have a Bulgarian wife or girlfriend preferably not both, for the sake of morality and the work ethic what you may read below may induce a feeling of nervousness. Because it turns out that Bulgarian women prefer good quality sex to fidelity. Or so says a poll released in Sofia on December 13 If you are still feeling confident, for reasons which must remain between us, please read on. Bulgarian women, according to Roumen Bostandzhiev, in attendance at a news conference to interpret the findings of the poll, prefer quality to loyalty.