Turkey Country Page 2019

Once again, LGBTQI initiatives were cracked down upon by authorities. On May 17, Police in Ankara harassed lawyers and trying to prevent reading of press release by Ankara Bar Association in front of Bar training center, on the occasion of...

IDAHOT 2017 country page: Turkey

Kaos GL: International Meeting Against Homophobia - conference with a focus on “Queer Politics of Labour”;  May 13-17 @ Ankara Kocaeli LGBT Initiative: IDAHOT picnic - picnic and discussion; May 17 from 2:00 p.m. @ front of Kocaeli Universty Communication Faculty, Kocaeli Üniversitesi,...

IDAHOT Report 2016: Turkey

The Turkish LGBT community this year faced several legal difficulties in their efforts to celebrate IDAHOT 2016. According to local LGBT group Kaos GL a planned IDAHOT march was banned by state authorities after their license was revoked. The event...

IDAHOT Events 2015: Turkey

May 17, the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), has been celebrated with the largest participation ever in the Turkish capital. This year’s slogan “We are marching for freedom and love” attracted thousands under rainbow flags, marking the end...

IDAHOT events in Adana, Turkey

Queer Adana has announced events for IDAHOT, including a Bicycle Tour against Homo-, Trans- and Biphobia and all kinds of sexism for LGBTI and women and the TransX Istanbul Film Premiere Gala in Adana. Queer Adana will be hosting a...

Progressive Voices of Faith

This page provides arguments and ideas for mobilising alongside, or as part of progressive communities of faith, for the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, as well as links to further resources. It is destined to be updated in the...

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