We as a people need more films like these, not fewer. No crazy transgender bathroom and locker room stuff. No drag queens in Armenian schools see Dragqueenstoryhour dot org 4. No telling small children that they can be any sex they want.
Armenian Prelacy Hosts a Discussion of Homosexuality & Same-Sex Unions
Armenian Prelacy Hosts a Discussion of Homosexuality & Same-Sex Unions | AGLA NY
The occasion brought together diverse queer communities to share stories, reflections and thoughts with the goal of creating a constructive dialogue on cross-cultural queer experiences and uncovering common ground and create solidarity. Soorj time Coffee Time is as Armenian as tea and crumpets are quintessentially English. Our bimonthly Soorj Sessions — roundtable gatherings for families and their loved ones dealing with acceptance have had record number turnouts. Plans are also underway to reach out to local schools with high concentrations of Armenian students, to let them know about our support services.
The Gay and Lesbian Armenian Society Applauds Screenings of LGBT-Themed Films at ARPA
Archbishop Choloyan was in attendance, as well as forty to fifty community members. The situation needed to be addressed by the church, he claimed, because of the law in Massachusetts which grants civil unions to gay and lesbian couples. American culture was now creating a situation in which priests would be pressured to perform same sex wedding ceremonies.
Almost anyone who has grown up in and around an Armenian community knows that LGBTQ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Armenians often walk on eggshells. Until recently, they have had to deal with all manner of negative portrayals. As for Armenian lesbians and transgender people, they have often been left out of the equation entirely. Recently, though, things have slowly begun to change. Mirroring the evolution of the societies around them, an increasing number of Armenians have become more accepting, especially in the Diaspora, as childhood friends and family members have assumed openly gay lives.