LGBT

16.11.2018

Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia issues historic opinion regarding recognition of same sex partnership

On 29 October 2018, the Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia issued an opinion calling the Ministry of...

02.11.2018

UN Human Rights Committee in its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Belarus made two recommendations on Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.

UN Human Rights Committee in its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Belarus made two recommendations on Discrimination on...

09.10.2018

NGOs presented their position on the situation of LGBT rights in Belarus to the Human Rights Committee

The 124th session of the UN Human Rights Committee is taking place from October 8-9, 2018 in Geneva, at which the...

01.10.2018

ECOM meets with the UN Independent Expert on SOGI in Tbilisi

The UN Independent Expert on the protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, is...

22.09.2018

New Report of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on SOGI is imbued with references to EECA countries

The United Nations Human Rights Council has expressed its “grave concern at acts of violence and discrimination, in all regions of...

14.09.2018

ECOM presents first ever Regional Report on violations of the right to health of gay men, other MSM and trans people in the CEECA region in 2017

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) prepared a Regional Report on violations of the right to health of gay men, other...

12.09.2018

Future Advocates of the LGBT Community from EECA Countries Prepare for a Trip to Geneva

The main information tracks that were examined within the framework of the Training on Legal Literacy and Activism Skills, which took...

06.09.2018

The Client is Always Right: “Secret Client” Improves the Situation in the Field of Medicine

The “Secret Client” methodology was used for decades in the field of goods and services, however, no one carried out such...

15.08.2018

How to work with volunteers? ECOM has the answer!

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents a model policy on volunteer cooperation, which is going to be useful for...

09.08.2018

The Small Grants Competition Results Within the Framework of ECOM’s Regional “Right to Health” Programme 2018

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health finalized the Small Grants Competition results, which was conducted within the framework of the regional...

06.08.2018

Armenian villagers tried to lynch LGBTI people, injured nine of them

Thirty Armenian villagers attacked nine LGBTI people yesterday night (3 August) leaving two of them seriously injured. A person showed up...

26.07.2018

Criminalization of LGBT People Bolsters the HIV Epidemic

The participants of the AIDS 2018 conference, which is being held in Amsterdam, have discussed the issues of criminalization of LGBT...

24.07.2018

Vitaly Djuma, “21% of all HIV cases in the EECA region are registered particularly among MSM”

On July 23 – the first day of the AIDS 2018 conference, – the events of the “Chase the virus, not...

21.07.2018

MSM Account for 21% of New HIV Cases in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

On July 18, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) presented a new report on the global HIV epidemic. The...

13.07.2018

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia, 2017 report

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia, 2017 report summarizes the cases filed to and documented by PINK Armenia,...

19.06.2018

The World Health Organisation is set to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder

World Health Organization has completed a review of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, namely the 11th...

12.06.2018

The health issues of gay, bisexual, and other MSM and trans people were discussed during a seminar on Baltic Gay Pride

The health issues of gay, bisexual, and other MSM and trans people were discussed during a seminar organized by ECOM for...