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Voice | ‘My destiny depends not on the political regime but the way of thinking’

A gay Azerbaijani’s story of isolation, violence and rape in the military, and continuing death threats from his family despite fleeing to Europe.

Voice | ‘My destiny depends not on the political regime but the way of thinking’

A gay Azerbaijani’s story of isolation, violence and rape in the military, and continuing death threats from his family despite fleeing to Europe.

Tbilisi Pride evacuates office after ‘receiving death threats’

‘I’ll cut your head off and become a hero!’, said one of the messages.

Tbilisi Pride evacuates office after ‘receiving death threats’

‘I’ll cut your head off and become a hero!’, said one of the messages.

Opinion | Tbilisi Pride is a test for Georgia’s democracy

Politicians need to make a choice — go in the direction of Russia where queer rights mean nothing, or whether build a true western democracy.

Opinion | Tbilisi Pride is a test for Georgia’s democracy

By Giorgi Tabagari

Politicians need to make a choice — go in the direction of Russia where queer rights mean nothing, or whether build a true western democracy.

Georgian PM says homophobia is ‘exaggerated’ following last week’s homophobic siege

Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said: ‘I don’t think that [queer rights] is a problematic issue in Georgia’.

Georgian PM says homophobia is ‘exaggerated’ following last week’s homophobic siege

Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said: ‘I don’t think that [queer rights] is a problematic issue in Georgia’.

Arrests in Tbilisi as queer rights activists and homophobic counter protesters face-off

The activists were eventually evacuated by police in the early hours of Saturday morning after a six and a half hour stand-off.

Arrests in Tbilisi as queer rights activists and homophobic counter protesters face-off

The activists were eventually evacuated by police in the early hours of Saturday morning after a six and a half hour stand-off.

Interior Ministry says holding Tbilisi Pride is ‘impossible’ in planned locations

The organisers of Georgia’s first ever queer pride vowed not change their plans.

Interior Ministry says holding Tbilisi Pride is ‘impossible’ in planned locations

The organisers of Georgia’s first ever queer pride vowed not change their plans.

Voice | ‘Our families are as holy as yours’ — stories of acceptance

Despite widespread homophobic attitudes throughout the Caucasus, there are some queer people who find acceptance for who they are.

Voice | ‘Our families are as holy as yours’ — stories of acceptance

Despite widespread homophobic attitudes throughout the Caucasus, there are some queer people who find acceptance for who they are.

Opinion | Queer rights are being weaponised by Armenia’s counter-revolutionaries

In a last-ditch attempt to regain support, Armenia’s corrupt former ruling class have joined with an odious crew of far-right and homophobic forces.

Opinion | Queer rights are being weaponised by Armenia’s counter-revolutionaries

By Anna Zhamakochyan

In a last-ditch attempt to regain support, Armenia’s corrupt former ruling class have joined with an odious crew of far-right and homophobic forces.

Tbilisi marks International Day Against Homophobia with a single rainbow flag

Hundreds of people led by priests marched through Tbilisi ‘against sodomy’.

Tbilisi marks International Day Against Homophobia with a single rainbow flag

Hundreds of people led by priests marched through Tbilisi ‘against sodomy’.

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