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November 7, 2013

Serbian X Factor judge and former Eurovision entrant Željko Joksimović criticized for transphobic attack on a Macedonian singer

When a Serbian X Factor judge attacked a contestant for being transgender she sang her response: ‘I am beautiful, no matter what they say.’

The amazing moment, her talent and her beauty won the hearts of the other three judges and the crowd – who rewarded her for saying she was trans with a spontaneous round of applause.

But LGBTI activists in Serbia have criticized the attack by the X Factor judge and former Eurovision contestant Željko Joksimović.

May 26, 2012

Eurovision 2012 celebrates three hour show filled with usual camp and controversy

Eurovision 2012 has come to a spectacular end with a three hour show filled with the usual camp and controversy.

The competition tonight (26 May) in Baku, Azerbaijan, saw Sweden win with 372 points going to 28-year-old Loreen for her club hit, Euphoria.