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Georgia: Anti-discriminatory legislation ahead of Armenia, Azerbaijan

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ethnicity & Race, Governance, Human Rights, Law, LGBTQ+, Women & Gender

Unzipped: Gay Armenia comments on the passage of legislation in Georgia outlawing discrimination based on ethnicity, gender, age, and political as well as religious views [1]. The blog notes that the inclusion of sexual orientation makes Georgia “clearly the most advanced country in the South Caucasus in terms of legislative provisions on LGBT issues.”