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#Queer Rights

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’.

A prison within a prison: trans women behind bars in Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijani prisons, trans women face physical violence, sexual abuse, and psychological damage.

A prison within a prison: trans women behind bars in Azerbaijan

By Ali Malikov

In Azerbaijani prisons, trans women face physical violence, sexual abuse, and psychological damage.

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.

What killed Tigran and Arsen?

Reactions to the death of a young gay Armenian couple have led to questions over the role society and the media plays in deepening the isolation felt by queer people in the country.

What killed Tigran and Arsen?

By Ani Avetisyan

Reactions to the death of a young gay Armenian couple have led to questions over the role society and the media plays in deepening the isolation felt by queer people in the country.

Podcast | A deadly case of homophobia in Armenia and Basilashvili’s acquittal

Mamikon Hovsepyan phones in to discuss the suicide of a young queer Armenian couple in Yerevan, and OC Media's staff discuss Nikoloz Basilashvili's acquittal.

Podcast | A deadly case of homophobia in Armenia and Basilashvili’s acquittal

Mamikon Hovsepyan phones in to discuss the suicide of a young queer Armenian couple in Yerevan, and OC Media's staff discuss Nikoloz Basilashvili's acquittal.

Datablog | Georgians increasingly agree that minority groups face challenges in Georgia

CRRC surveys on discrimination found that there is also more consensus on what challenges they face.

Datablog | Georgians increasingly agree that minority groups face challenges in Georgia

By Sasha Slobodov

CRRC surveys on discrimination found that there is also more consensus on what challenges they face.

Georgian to become the new CEO of queer dating app Grindr

A Tbilisi-born Silicon Valley entrepreneur is set to lead the world’s largest queer dating app

Georgian to become the new CEO of queer dating app Grindr

A Tbilisi-born Silicon Valley entrepreneur is set to lead the world’s largest queer dating app

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.