Aragac̣otn is governed by federal Armenia law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Aragac̣otn

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Homosexual activity in Aragac̣otn is legal.

Current status
Since Apr 18, 2003
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in Aragac̣otn

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Same-sex marriage in Aragac̣otn is banned.

Current status
Since Nov 9, 2004
Banned
The Constitution of Armenia was amended in 2015 to define marriage in heterosexual terms only.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Aragac̣otn

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Aragac̣otn is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Armenia, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Aragac̣otn

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Right to change legal gender in Aragac̣otn is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Apr 5, 1972
Legal, but requires surgery
the Soviet 1972 law allowing legal sex change after undergoing sex reassignment surgery was never repealed
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Aragac̣otn

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Aragac̣otn is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
There are no laws to change one’s gender in place.
Sources:
(Legal gender change entry)
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LGBT discrimination in Aragac̣otn

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LGBT discrimination in Aragac̣otn is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 5, 1995
No protections
The constitution does not prohibit discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity
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LGBT employment discrimination in Aragac̣otn

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LGBT employment discrimination in Aragac̣otn is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There is no regulation that prohibits employment discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity
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LGBT housing discrimination in Aragac̣otn

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LGBT housing discrimination in Aragac̣otn is no protections.

Current status
No protections
There is no regulation that prohibits housing discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity
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Same-sex adoption in Aragac̣otn

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Same-sex adoption in Aragac̣otn is single only.

Current status
Single only
Single person is allowed to adopt. There is nothing mentioned about LGBT individuals in the laws regulating adoption
Sources:
Civil Status Act Law on Family regulated adoption status parliament.am/legislation.p…
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Jan 1, 1995–Sep 9, 2018
Single only
Single people are allowed to adopt. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Aragac̣otn

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Serving openly in military in Aragac̣otn is don't ask, don't tell.

Current status
Since 2004
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
According to the Helsinki Rights Committee in Armenia, in 2004, an internal defence ministry decree effectively bans gay men from serving in the armed forces. In practice, gays are marked as "mentally ill" and sent to a psychiatrist.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Aragac̣otn

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Blood donations by MSMs in Aragac̣otn is legal.

Current status
Legal
Blood donations is legal.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2013071…//old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
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Conversion therapy in Aragac̣otn

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Conversion therapy in Aragac̣otn is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
There are no laws in place banning conversion therapy.
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Equal age of consent in Aragac̣otn

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Equal age of consent in Aragac̣otn is equal.

Current status
Equal
Equal at the age of 16.
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