Turkmenistan

LGBTI Rights in Turkmenistan


ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Gay man in Turkmenistan goes missing after posting heartbreaking video fearing he might be ‘forcibly taken away’

A gay man in the central Asian country Turkmenistan has gone missing after claiming in a heartbreaking video that he might be “forcibly taken away”. Kasymberdy Garayev has reportedly vanished alongside his…

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ADDED ON: 10/23/2019

LGBT In Turkmenistan: Go To Jail Or Live A Lie

To his friends and colleagues in Turkmenistan, Kamil is a successful cardiologist working at a prestigious clinic and an eligible bachelor from a well-connected family. Only a few people in his close…

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ADDED ON: 01/30/2019

Life in the Closet: The LGBT Community in Central Asia

While much recent attention has been focused on the LGBT community in Chechnya and the wider North Caucasus, sexual minorities in Central Asia live under significant pressure as well. Russia’s 2013 law…

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