Hovhannes, a writer and a journalist, was born in Yerevan, in 1988. He worked at “Ankakh”, “Yerkir” and “Aravot” newspapers. Currently is the editor of 'Public Information and Need of Knowledge (PINK Armenia) human rights NGO’, 'As You' online media outlet and researcher on the LGBT situation in Armenia. After graduating from Georgian Institute of Public affairs, besides creating journalistic pieces, he also worked on documentary films. He is the author of one documentary, 'Family Album' and the script writer of 'Listen to me: untold stories beyond hatred' films.