Armenia: Demise of Gay Organization

Unzipped: Gay Armenia reports that the Association of Gay and Lesbian Armenians (AGLA) in France has ceased to exist. In an exclusive interview with the Chairperson of the Diaspora-based organization, ArtMika concludes that AGLA's demise is bad news for anyone who cares about LGBT rights in Armenia.


  • Anna

    Hi . My name is Anna. I`m a Lesbian and a few years ago I was attacked by some strangers only because of being Lesbian and bringing shame to my country Armenia. I have a request ,please if you have some articles regarding lesbians or gays who are attacked, or have some problems just being so mail me please because I really need it. I with my friends want to orgnise some activity regarding human rights in Armenia. With best regards from Ann

  • Daniel

    It is unfortunate. Thankfully there are still two organizations in Armenia. WFCE (We For Civil Equality ( and PINK Armenia (

  • Gary

    The national tolerances towards gay&lesbian community is non existent.Lately you had an article about the rejection and condemnation on mixed marriages so I imagine where this on lays down.

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