Armenia

LGBTI Rights in Armenia


ADDED ON: 01/18/2019

Everyone in Armenia has the right to protection: MP on LGBT rights

Everyone, including sexual minorities, have rights, and if they turn to the relevant Commission, we will discuss any issue, member of the Prosperous Armenia Party, candidate for the chair of the standing…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2018

What We Talk About When We Talk About Gender in Armenia

“I’m asking you a simple question: Do you have any responsibility towards the LGBT community?” This was one of many inflammatory questions addressed to Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan during a historic…

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ADDED ON: 11/10/2018

Amid Threats, LGBT Forum is Cancelled in Armenia

The organizers of a Christian LGBT forum in Armenia have canceled the event after it became a political football ahead of next month’s elections. In a statement issued November 6, New Generation, a Yerevan-based…

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ADDED ON: 11/10/2018

Armenia Must Ban LGBT Propaganda, Priest Says

Fr. Kyuregh Talyan, Parish Priest of the St. Katoghike Church of Jrvezh (Kotayk region) is strongly convinced that the propaganda of homosexuality must be banned in Armenia given its possible harmful effects on…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2018

Nine Armenian Teenagers Wounded in anti-LGBT Attack

Nine LGBT activists and their friends were attacked in a village in southern Armenia by a group of 30 men, reported Pink Armenia, a Yerevan-based NGO. Two were hospitalized with serious injuries…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2018

LGBT Activists Reportedly Attacked In Southern Armenia

A group of several dozen people attacked nine gay-rights activists in Armenia's Syunik region, the Pink Armenia activist organization has reported. The attack is said to have occurred on the evening of…

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