May 17, 2010

Rainbow Flash in Yerevan

This year PINK Armenia joined the international RainbowFlash event to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).

On May 17, 2010, we organized rainbow flashmob with balloons in the center of Yerevan with the support of our friends and partner organizations.

Colorful balloons flied in the sky as a symbolic move to combat hate, ignorance and intolerance, to combat homophobia and transphobia.

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May 16, 2010

Many lights for human rights

Old friends were again together to light their candles for those people who passed away from AIDS. This year AIDS Candlelight Memroial was celebrated on May 16. Positive People Armenian Network, Real World Real People with Public Information and Need of Knowledge NGO conducted the event "Many Lights for Human Rights".

We started event at 6pm, when everybody gathered at Cascade. Participants took part in sewing the quilt which had 207 pieces, exactly the number of people who have died from AIDS.

Later we all lighted the candles, and let the red and white balloons fly in the air. There were different messages on the balloons promoting tolerence toward people living with HIV.

May 1, 2010

"We and Our Rights" presentation

On 4 May 2010 at 11am (+4GMT), there will be a presentation and discussion of the results of legal analysis and sociological research conducted within the framework of “We and Our Rights” project by “Public Information and Need of Knowledge” (PINK Armenia) NGO and supported by Counterpart International’s Armenia representation.

The project aimed to collect data concerning cases of discrimination and rights violation toward LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people in Armenia and to find out to what extent legislation of Republic of Armenia regulates LGBT rights protection and their responsibilities.

Guests from governmental institutions, international and non-governmental organizations and also from diplomatic missions of different countries in Armenia are invited to the meeting.

To be a part of this event, add 'pinkarmenia' in your skype contact list and follow @pinkarmenia on twitter