On September 21-23, 2018, representatives of the “Right Side” human rights defender NGO took part in the Trans-Camp organized by the Post-Soviet Trans-Coalition in Ukraine. Many transgender activists from other post-Soviet countries were also present at the camp.
During the camp panel discussions were organized on gender identity and sexual orientation, as well as non-binary issues. The complexity, specifics of sex-work and discrimination against transgender people were also discussed during the camp.
The president of “Right Side” human rights defender NGO Lilit Martirosyan, the administrative and planning assistant of the NGO Vrezh Varzhapetyan and transgender activist Nora Petrosyan presented the experience of the recent 3 years of the “Right Side” human rights defender NGO, discussing the trans-phobic atmosphere in the post-Soviet countries, lack of laws regulating HRT processes in the Republic of Armenia.