As PINK Armenia's annual LGBT rights report (AM) clearly illustrates, by all measures, 2015 was a year of regression for LGBT rights in Armenia as the newly adopted constitutional amendments re-defined marriage as a union solely between a man and a woman. Furthermore, a wave of hate speech against the LGBT community and their supporters hit the country [...]
(via Epress.am English brief)
Good to see that the US embassy in Yerevan posted a message on their FB page and YouTube video, in Armenian, by their press rep, who is gay, to convey "It Gets Better" message to young gay Armenians: "On the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we remind gay youth that their lives will get better."
Այսօր՝ Հոմոֆոբիայի և տրանսֆոբիայի դեմ պայքարի միջազգային օրվա առիթով, մեր ուղերձը երիտասարդ նույնասեռականներին` կյանքը կլավանա: Today, on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, our message to young gay people is: life gets better.