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#Queer Rights

Georgia’s (in)human rights strategy 

Georgia’s Human Rights Strategy for the next eight years lists many key vulnerable groups, but queer people have been removed.

Georgia’s (in)human rights strategy 

By Shota Kincha

Georgia’s Human Rights Strategy for the next eight years lists many key vulnerable groups, but queer people have been removed.

Tbilisi court reduces sentences for 2021 anti-Pride rioters

The six men were involved in the attack on TV Pirveli journalist Miranda Baghaturia and camera operator Alexandre Lashkarava.

Tbilisi court reduces sentences for 2021 anti-Pride rioters

The six men were involved in the attack on TV Pirveli journalist Miranda Baghaturia and camera operator Alexandre Lashkarava.

Daghestani fashion designer cleared of ‘promoting queer propaganda’

A fashion show was held in October, in which two young men from Daghestan wore makeup.

Daghestani fashion designer cleared of ‘promoting queer propaganda’

A fashion show was held in October, in which two young men from Daghestan wore makeup.

Three Georgian trans men win gender recognition case at European Court

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Georgian legislation is vague and a source of ‘arbitrary decisions’.

Three Georgian trans men win gender recognition case at European Court

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Georgian legislation is vague and a source of ‘arbitrary decisions’.

New pro-queer and feminist green party launches in Georgia

Several hundred supporters and members attended the launch of the Georgian Greens party in Tbilisi.

New pro-queer and feminist green party launches in Georgia

Several hundred supporters and members attended the launch of the Georgian Greens party in Tbilisi.

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.

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