To discredit the law on domestic violence it’s being linked to LGBT people

“Foreign emissaries are working with Armenian youth to propagate perversion under the pretext of the law against domestic violence,” says the president of “Pan Armenian Parental Committee” Arman Boshyan. It must be noted, that by saying perversion he means LGBT […]

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EaP CSF Armenian National Platform finds unacceptable the censorship and discrimination displayed within the framework of “Golden Apricot” film festival

Neglecting the agreement reached in advance, Union of Cinematographers of Armenia refused to provide Malyan Theatre hall owned by them to “Golden Apricot” 14th International Film Festival. This resulted in the withdrawal of the non-competition screening of around 40 films […]

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Annual Review: Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in 2016

2016 began with the assault of LGBT activists but the perpetrators were neither identified nor brought to justice. Although tangible positive changes were noticeable throughout the year, no action has been taken at the state level to ensure that LGBT […]

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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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