Turkey’s first ever transgender fashion show was held earlier this week in the city of Istanbul.
A Georgian man currently living in Ireland is seeking refugee status after claiming he cannot return to his native Georgia due to a fear of anti-gay violence and discrimination.
The Parliament of Turkey yesterday helped mark international Transgender Day of Remembrance with a special press event in which parliament staff were joined by LGBT activists to discuss the ongoing situation for transgender individuals living in Turkey.
The American University of Armenia have today passed a new rule banning any discrimination based on sexual-orientation among their students and staff.
US-based LGBT publication The Advocate have this week named Russian President Vladimir Putin as their ‘person of the year’.
A young transgender woman was killed earlier this week and her apartment was set on fire in what some are calling a possible hate crime.
A number of Armenian groups promoting civil society have today released a joint letter condemning the recent decision not to punish editors of homophobic newspaper Iravunk for the publication of an anti-gay ‘blacklist’.