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#Queer Rights

Pride Week kicks off in Tbilisi with strong support from ambassadors

A screening of a film about homophobia by Georgian director Elene Naveriani was screened under heavy police protection.

Pride Week kicks off in Tbilisi with strong support from ambassadors

A screening of a film about homophobia by Georgian director Elene Naveriani was screened under heavy police protection.

Datablog | Knowing a queer person increases tolerance

Data from a recent survey in Georgia suggests that people who know a non-heterosexual person are significantly more tolerant. 

Datablog | Knowing a queer person increases tolerance

By Dustin Gilbreath

Data from a recent survey in Georgia suggests that people who know a non-heterosexual person are significantly more tolerant. 

Georgian police vow to protect Pride events 

Far-right group Alt Info, who organised last year’s homophobic riots, have vowed to disrupt the events.

Georgian police vow to protect Pride events 

Far-right group Alt Info, who organised last year’s homophobic riots, have vowed to disrupt the events.

Azerbaijani activists to hold Pride events for first time in history

Activists have not yet announced the dates and formats of events, citing security concerns.

Azerbaijani activists to hold Pride events for first time in history

Activists have not yet announced the dates and formats of events, citing security concerns.

Far-right campaigner among arrestees at homophobic rally in Tbilisi

Police made the arrests after protesters tried to burn an EU flag outside the EU Delegation’s offices.

Far-right campaigner among arrestees at homophobic rally in Tbilisi

Police made the arrests after protesters tried to burn an EU flag outside the EU Delegation’s offices.

Georgian extremist group Alt Info threatens Pride week

The threats came despite Tbilisi Pride announcing there would be no attempt to hold a public march this year.

Georgian extremist group Alt Info threatens Pride week

The threats came despite Tbilisi Pride announcing there would be no attempt to hold a public march this year.

Five transgender women attacked by ‘dozens of men’ in Tbilisi

One of the victims claims that a man instigated the attack after she refused to have sex with him.

Five transgender women attacked by ‘dozens of men’ in Tbilisi

One of the victims claims that a man instigated the attack after she refused to have sex with him.

Georgia marks 17 May with Christian rally and closed queer event

Globally, 17 May is marked as the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.

Georgia marks 17 May with Christian rally and closed queer event

Globally, 17 May is marked as the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.

Owner of fire-bombed queer bar wins ECHR case against Armenia

DIY bar was set alight in 2012, with one of the owners forced to flee the country after receiving death threats.

Owner of fire-bombed queer bar wins ECHR case against Armenia

DIY bar was set alight in 2012, with one of the owners forced to flee the country after receiving death threats.

Datablog | Both religion and the county’s Soviet past contribute to Homophobia in Georgia

Religiosity appears to encourage homophobia — but so too does a communist past.

Datablog | Both religion and the county’s Soviet past contribute to Homophobia in Georgia

By Giorgi Babunashvili

Religiosity appears to encourage homophobia — but so too does a communist past.