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#Queer Rights

Is Georgia prepared for a monkeypox outbreak?

Preparing for monkeypox in Georgia may be a tightrope walk between avoiding further stigma and raising awareness.

Is Georgia prepared for a monkeypox outbreak?

By Shota Kincha

Preparing for monkeypox in Georgia may be a tightrope walk between avoiding further stigma and raising awareness.

Azerbaijan’s queer sex workers face double isolation

Queer sex workers in Azerbaijan face systemic discrimination by the state, while also struggling to find acceptance within the larger queer community.

Azerbaijan’s queer sex workers face double isolation

By Ali Malikov

Queer sex workers in Azerbaijan face systemic discrimination by the state, while also struggling to find acceptance within the larger queer community.

Trans woman attacked by member of far-right group in Yerevan

Police launched an investigation into the attack, which was filmed and published online. 

Trans woman attacked by member of far-right group in Yerevan

Police launched an investigation into the attack, which was filmed and published online. 

Chechen reportedly abducted in Grozny for being queer

A video released on 25 July suggests that Rizvan Dadayev was detained after having sought sex with men

Chechen reportedly abducted in Grozny for being queer

A video released on 25 July suggests that Rizvan Dadayev was detained after having sought sex with men

Murderer of queer Azerbaijani journalist sentenced to 9 years

Avaz Hafizli was murdered by his cousin in Baku on 22 February due to his sexual orientation.

Murderer of queer Azerbaijani journalist sentenced to 9 years

Avaz Hafizli was murdered by his cousin in Baku on 22 February due to his sexual orientation.

Man who threatened to behead queer people arrested in Azerbaijan

Roman Mammadov, 39, posted a video on TikTok from the Baku Metro in which he said he would kill any ‘female-looking’ men he saw.

Man who threatened to behead queer people arrested in Azerbaijan

Roman Mammadov, 39, posted a video on TikTok from the Baku Metro in which he said he would kill any ‘female-looking’ men he saw.

Georgian Public Defender seeks to outlaw extremist party

Nino Lomjaria is preparing a lawsuit in an attempt to deregister the political party of the violent far-right group, Alt Info. 

Georgian Public Defender seeks to outlaw extremist party

Nino Lomjaria is preparing a lawsuit in an attempt to deregister the political party of the violent far-right group, Alt Info. 

Tbilisi Pride week concludes with festival as far-right fails to disrupt event

As the Pride Fest was underway, the far-right group Alt-Info was burning and tearing up EU, NATO, and rainbow flags.

Tbilisi Pride week concludes with festival as far-right fails to disrupt event

As the Pride Fest was underway, the far-right group Alt-Info was burning and tearing up EU, NATO, and rainbow flags.

Georgian police arrest right-wing extremists attempting to block Pride Fest

The arrests came some 15 hours before Pride Fest, an event organised by Tbilisi Pride, was due to begin.

Georgian police arrest right-wing extremists attempting to block Pride Fest

The arrests came some 15 hours before Pride Fest, an event organised by Tbilisi Pride, was due to begin.

Tbilisi Pride’s leading women

Ana Subeliani and Mariam Kvaratskhelia took the helm during a time of crisis and are now steering the organisation through uncharted waters.

Tbilisi Pride’s leading women

By Tata Shoshiashvili

Ana Subeliani and Mariam Kvaratskhelia took the helm during a time of crisis and are now steering the organisation through uncharted waters.

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