Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Are You a Friend of Dorothy? Folk Speech of the LGBTQ Community

During the years before greater openness and understanding, members of the LGBTQ community sometimes resorted to coded speech or behavior as a safeguard. Other community members could understand these codes, but not outsiders.

Stunning views inside the Arpa Protected Landscape. (Photo by My Armenia Program)

Adventuring the Armenian Way