My Story


Annie Draganova from Single Step launches her private practice in Burgas

Today we share the story of Annie Draganova - psychologist and psychotherapist. Annie has been part of the Single Step Foundation team since its inception in 2017, starting her journey as a volunteer chatter. Currently, she is the lead of the online support group for young people across the country.

My Story: “I Am a Boy”

I am no less a person because if someone has a different identity or sexual orientation than the "normal", it does not make them less human and less deserving of rights and the opportunity to be fulfilled...

My Story: D.N.

I've always been a very ordinary boy, growing up in a fairly average statistical family...

Our Story: Aline и Cedric (Video)

Our friends Aline and Cedric from PAINT have shared why they started this special project with interviews of LGBTI people from all over Europe, what their personal stories are about people in the community and what they would say to young people in Bulgaria.

My Story: Gerard Conley (Video)

In October 2019, Gerard Conley returned to Bulgaria at the invitation of Single Step to present together the Bulgarian adaptation of his book "Boy Erased" and the film thereon, starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe.

My Story: Emmett Patterson (Video)

Today, Emmett is a vocal advocate for trans health and human rights and is working actively in the sphere of HIV awareness-raising. He was a crucial part of our #endHIVbg pilot project. You can watch his touching and brave personal story here!

My Story: Kosta Karakashyan (Video)

Have a look at Kosta Karakashyan's story - a choreographer, director and dancer, who tells us about his life in the States, Japan and Vietnam, as well as the story of his first documentary movie Waiting for Color.

My Story: Cyril

"Yes, I certainly did not enjoy the insulting hints, but they were nothing compared to the feeling of freedom that one feels after coming out."

My Story: Maria (Video)

What is the story of Maria? Probably too familiar to some of us or an important lesson for others. In any case - we are here for you even in the hardest moments.