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Many LGBT people claim to fear violence in their workplace or from their family, and therefore, are said to not file complaints of claimed human rights violations or of criminal offences.
Nevertheless, in 2017, Armenia became the second Asian country where same-sex marriages performed abroad are recognised.
In 1998, the Armenian Gay and Lesbian Association of New York was founded to support LGBT Diasporan Armenians.
In the fall of 2004, prompted by the announcement of Armen Avetisyan, founder of AAU (Armenian Aryan Union), an extreme right group, that some Armenian top officials were gay, various parliament members initiated heated debates that were broadcast over the public TV channel.
Lesbian and non-penetrative gay sex between consenting adults was not explicitly mentioned in the law as being a criminal offence.The age of consent is 16, regardless of gender and sexual orientation.That made Armenia the second country of the former Soviet Union, after Estonia, to recognise same-sex marriages performed abroad.Members of Parliament stated that any member found to be gay should resign – an opinion shared by the Presidential Advisor for National Security, Garnik Isagulyan.another NGO, emerged to promote public awareness on HIV and other STI (sexually transmitted infections) prevention but also to fight discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.