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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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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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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Armenia is 3rd worst country in Europe for LGBTI people

Contradictory messages emerged from Armenia in 2015. On the one hand, the marriage rights of LGBTI people were limited in a sweeping package of constitutional changes and LGBTI activists were harassed on the street and online. On the other hand, […]

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Urgently end violence and discrimination against LGBTI people. UN call to States

United Nations has urged States to take steps to urgently stop discrimination and violence against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) people. To protect LGBTI people from violence, torture and ill-treatment UN introduced 4 recommendations for Stateս: Investigating, prosecuting and […]

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Responses from administration of the president and ministries on protection of LGBT human rights

“Necessary prerequisites exist in RA legislation to exclude any act of discrimination” is said in a response from the Administration of the President of the Republic of Armenia to the call of PINK Armenia to protect LGBT rights. To mark […]

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