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STEPAN posted for gay readers on 03/04/2014
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Я живу в Ереване, я гей, МНЕ ПРЕСЛЕДУЮТ И РОДИТЕЛИ И БРАТ ХОТЯТ МНЕ УБИВАТЬ ГОСУДАРСТВА НЕ ЗАЩИЩАЕТ МЕНЯ Я БОЮСЬ ЖИТЬ БОЮСЬ ЧТО МНЕ БУДУТ УБИВАТЬ ПОЛИЦИЯ НЕ ЗАЩИЩАЕТ НАС ГОМОСЕКСУАЛИСТОВ ОПАСНО ДЛЯ НАС ЗДЕСЬ ЖИТЬ .... МОГУ ПРОСИТ УБЕЖИЩЕ ИЗ ЕВРОПЫ? УЖЕ НАЧАЛИ НАС ПРЕСЛЕДОВАТЬ ЛЮДИ КОМПАНИИ КОТОРЫЕ ДЕСТВУЮТ ПРОТИВ НАС .... I live in Yerevan, I'm gay, I persecuted and parents and brother WANT TO KILL ME STATE NOT protect me I'm afraid to live AFRAID THAT I WILL KILL POLICE does not protect us GAYS dangerous for us to live here .... can not ask REFUGE FROM EUROPE? Already begun to haunt us PEOPLE THAT COMPANY identities against
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Karah (user currently living in NAURU) posted for readers on 05/03/2014
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Daisy (user currently living in PORTUGAL) posted for readers on 05/03/2014 tagged with on
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(user currently living in ARMENIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual straight readers on 17/01/2014
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For the first time, an activist (Lala Aslikyan) brought the LGBT flag with her to an anti-Putin rally in Yerevan on Dec. 2013. I was with her and shared that great responsibility of carrying the flag.

The first part of the story is we got attacked by a few nationalists and chauvinists. My glasses were broken, a few bruises etc. But we did it! And they couldn't take away the flag, although they tried to do that several times, violently.

The second part of the story is we were taken to a police station (there are a few short vids showing that), though we are not sure why. The policemen were crude. But the most interesting part, I think, is that we sue those nationalists now (they are called "Hayazn"), and we got to educate a law enforcement employee on LGBT themes ))) That was fun :)))

He was using wrong terms (like man-addicts), and we taught him the right term (homosexual). I thought about organising educational events and training sessions for them. Sadly I didn't get the chance of suggesting that to him.
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David (user currently living in ARMENIA) posted for gay readers on 22/10/2013 tagged with sexual orientation +5
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It's not really easy to be gay in Armenia because if people know about that you are more likely to not communicate with anybody because thara is a risk to be bitten even in public or you will just not be able to find a good job or a job at all. People don't really accept gays here and for this reason gay people try to flee from their country. Coming out is very dangerous and can completely change one's live.
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Rubisitha (user currently living in YEMEN) posted for readers on 13/10/2013
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Karen (user currently living in NETHERLANDS ANTILLES) posted for readers on 13/10/2013 tagged with on
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Anahi (user currently living in MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF) posted for readers on 12/10/2013 tagged with on
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Batuhan (user currently living in SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON) posted for readers on 11/10/2013
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Emilly (user currently living in BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA) posted for readers on 11/10/2013 tagged with on
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Takuya (user currently living in SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES) posted for readers on 09/10/2013
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Arnellie (user currently living in JAMAICA) posted for readers on 09/10/2013 tagged with on
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Karine (user currently living in ARMENIA) posted for bisexual readers on 30/07/2010
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In Armenia currently there is no law protecting LGBT people.The main problem is the social mood and traditions.Armenia is Caucasian country,where people are not very polite,educated,they may not have sexual knowledge and may not be democraticly developped.Armenian society is not ready to accept LGBT's and not even ready to have discussions about it.UN and International human rights center is trying to help Armenia to resolve thouse problems.
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