LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Anastasia Danilova

Anastasia Danilova is the Executive Director of GENDERDOC-M Information Centre, located in Chisinau, Moldova. GENDERDOC-M is Moldova’s only non-governmental, community-based organization which promotes and protects LGBT rights. Anastasia received support and legal assistance from the organization in 2004 when faced discrimination herself, and then she decided to fight for her rights in spite of police harassment.

She was involved as a volunteer in the publication of a magazine for lesbians, Theme. She shared her personal story and motivated other community members to protect their rights in Moldova’s homophobic society.

Before becoming Executive Director in April 2010, she was GENDERDOC-M’s Women’s Program coordinator.