Armenia: Homophobia Hall of Shame

The following individuals, media, organisations, companies or groups promote hatred and homophobia in Armenia and/or Diaspora.

If you think of collaborating with or sponsoring an individual or organisation in Armenia and/or Diaspora, use this list as an exclusion criteria.

-to be updated regularly-

Armenian Apostolic Church representatives:
Ter Vahram Meliqyan [Տեր Վահրամ քահանա Մելիքյան], head of press service, Echmiatsin, Մայր աթոռի տեղեկատվական համակարգի տնօրեն  (link)
Hayr Tovma Khachatryan [Հայր Թովմա Խաչատրյան], currently heading Armenian Orthodox church in Milano (link)
Ter Shmavon [Տեր Շմավոն] (link)
Komitas Vardapet Hovnanyan [Կոմիտաս Վարդապետ Հովնանյան] (link)
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Ruben Hayrapetyan, president of Armenia Football Federation, MP, ruling Republican party, Armenia (link)
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Khachik Asryan, deputy minister of sport and youth affairs, head of ultra-nationalist “Hayots Artsivner” [‘Armenian Eagles’] group/movement, Armenia (link)
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Artsvik Minasyan, MP, ARF Dashnaktsutyun party, Armenia (link1link2)
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Artur Aghabekyan, former MP, ARF Dashnaktsutyun, Armenia (link)
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Eduard Sharmazanov, MP, deputy speaker of Armenia parliament, spokesman of the ruling Republican party, Armenia (link1, link2)
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Hovhannes Sahakyan, MP, ruling Republican party, Armenia (link)
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Karen Avagyan, MP from the ruling Republican party, member of the parliamentary Health Care Committee, Armenia (link)
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Aram Abrahamyan, editor of Aravot daily, Armenia (link1link2)
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AntiVirus 'comedy project', Armenia, Gyumri (homophobic video link)
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Slaq.am 'Internet TV', Armenia (link)
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Gevorg Altunyan, deputy head of news and analytical programs at Public TV in Armenia, Tesankyun TV programme, Armenia (link)
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Arthur Baghdasaryan, secretary of Armenia’s National Security Council, head of "Orinats Yerkir" party, Armenia (link)
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Radio Van, Armenia (link)
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'Golos Armenii' (Голос Армении), Russian language newspaper, Armenia
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Iravunk newspaper, Armenia (link)
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Armenian Aryan Union / Order, ultra-nationalist, anti-semitic organisation, Armenia (link)
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Hayazn union, ultra-nationalist group, Armenia (among attackers of diversity march, link)
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Hayrenik (‘Motherland’) movement, ultra-nationalist group, Armenia (link)
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National Neo-conservative Movement ('Ազգային նոր պահպանողական շարժում'), ultra-nationalist group, Armenia (link)
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Mek Azg (Մեկ Ազգ - 'One Nation'), ultra-nationalist group (link)
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Karine Danielyan, environmentalist, head of “For Sustainable Human Development” NGO, member of the Public Council, Armenia (link)
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Garnik Asatryan, head of Department for Iranian Studies, Yerevan State University, Armenia (link)
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Alik Sargsyan, Armenia ex-police chief (link)