Government of Armenia did not take steps to protect LGBTI people. HRW report

In 2016 government of Armenia has not addressed hate speech or discrimination against LGBTI people, is stated in 2017 report of Human Rights Watch (HRW), adding that LGBTI people continue to face discrimination, harassment and violence. Citing PINK Armenia’s survey […]

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Announcement about discrimination on the grounds of race and ethnic origin

The Non-Discrimination and Equality Coalition has been closely following the recent discussions about the photograph published by Photo Atelier Marashlyan. The published family photograph is distinctive in that it portrays a white woman (presumably of Armenian descent) and a black […]

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Hate Crimes against LGBT People in Armenia

Crimes and other incidents motivated by hatred and intolerance are everyday realities in Armenian society. In recent years, PINK Armenia has recorded numerous complaints concerning crimes and other violations motivated by a person’s real or perceived sexual orientation and/or gender […]

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Kissing in public is unacceptable: a study of attitudes towards LGBT people in Armenia

In collaboration with the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s South Caucasus office, Pink Armenia conducted a study of attitudes towards LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) people in Armenia. “From prejudice to equality”, a survey conducted in November-December 2015 in Yerevan and […]

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Human rights situation of LGBT people in Armenia 2015

2015 was a regressive year for LGBT people’s rights in Armenia, since the newly accepted Constitution restricted marriage as a union only between a man and a woman. The issue of same-sex marriage was brought up in a broad manner […]

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