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Armenia: Homophobic Media

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Ethnicity & Race, LGBTQ+, Media & Journalism, Women & Gender

Despite the country's recent endorsement of a UN declaration [1] against discrimination on sexual orientation, Unzipped: Gay Armenia continues to expose the prevalent homophobia in Armenian society. Following recent discriminatory and alarmist comments [2] from a leading member of civil society, the blog notes that one newspaper has discovered there are lesbians registered on a Russian social networking site and more alarmingly, it says with irony, they are Armenian [3].