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ECHR rules against Georgia for ‘grossly inappropriate’ and ‘homophobic’ police raid

The Georgian state was found responsible for the inhuman or degrading treatment of activists and discrimination.

ECHR rules against Georgia for ‘grossly inappropriate’ and ‘homophobic’ police raid

The Georgian state was found responsible for the inhuman or degrading treatment of activists and discrimination.

Chechnya: No criminal charges in homophobic exorcism case 

According to Aminat Lorsanova, her father forcibly injected her with tranquilisers, while his friend tried to ‘drive the djinn out of her’ by beating her.

Chechnya: No criminal charges in homophobic exorcism case 

According to Aminat Lorsanova, her father forcibly injected her with tranquilisers, while his friend tried to ‘drive the djinn out of her’ by beating her.

‘My secret life’: Gay and Azerbaijani in rural Georgia

While strides have been made in fighting for queer rights in Tbilisi and Georgia’s other urban centres, queer members of Georgia’s ethnic minorities say they have been left behind.

‘My secret life’: Gay and Azerbaijani in rural Georgia

By Gulgun Mamedkhanova

While strides have been made in fighting for queer rights in Tbilisi and Georgia’s other urban centres, queer members of Georgia’s ethnic minorities say they have been left behind.

Transgender woman turned away from hospital after being stabbed in Baku

The woman, who was stabbed multiple times in her home, was sent away after receiving only basic first aid.

Transgender woman turned away from hospital after being stabbed in Baku

The woman, who was stabbed multiple times in her home, was sent away after receiving only basic first aid.

Clothing photoshoot in Yerevan leads to homophobic uproar online

Queer rights activists have warned of attempts to whip-up homophobic hatred in an attempt to damage the government’s popularity.

Clothing photoshoot in Yerevan leads to homophobic uproar online

Queer rights activists have warned of attempts to whip-up homophobic hatred in an attempt to damage the government’s popularity.

One dead and another injured in attacks on transgender women in Baku

Queer rights activists have sounded the alarm, warning that it is a part of ‘hunt’ against transgender women in Azerbaijan.

One dead and another injured in attacks on transgender women in Baku

Queer rights activists have sounded the alarm, warning that it is a part of ‘hunt’ against transgender women in Azerbaijan.

Homophobic protesters throw paint at Tbilisi Pride office

Protesters have been gathering daily outside the office of Tbilisi Pride, a local queer rights organisation, for more than two weeks.

Homophobic protesters throw paint at Tbilisi Pride office

Protesters have been gathering daily outside the office of Tbilisi Pride, a local queer rights organisation, for more than two weeks.

Georgian March to run in October parliamentary elections

Sandro Bregadze, the controversial leader of the anti-queer, anti-immigration group said they would register their party next month.

Georgian March to run in October parliamentary elections

Sandro Bregadze, the controversial leader of the anti-queer, anti-immigration group said they would register their party next month.

Video | Priests rule the streets as Georgia marks Day Against Homophobia in lockdown

The usual stand-off between supporters of queer rights and homophobic counter-protesters did not take place this 17 May in Tbilisi, as Georgia marked IDAHOTB under a state of emergency.

Video | Priests rule the streets as Georgia marks Day Against Homophobia in lockdown

The usual stand-off between supporters of queer rights and homophobic counter-protesters did not take place this 17 May in Tbilisi, as Georgia marked IDAHOTB under a state of emergency.

Probe launched after Georgian transgender woman allegedly beaten by police

The incident took place shortly after another transwoman attempted to self-immolate in protest of the Georgian government’s ‘negligence’ during the pandemic.  

Probe launched after Georgian transgender woman allegedly beaten by police

The incident took place shortly after another transwoman attempted to self-immolate in protest of the Georgian government’s ‘negligence’ during the pandemic.  

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