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Turkish brewery marks Pride with rainbow bottles

A leading Turkish beer company is trying to challenge the stereotype that Turkey is an LGBT-unfriendly, if not to say homophobic country. Established in...

Police spread tear gas at the Istanbul Pride

Turkish police launched tear gas at LGBT+ activists on June 30th , as they still marched for Pride despite not receiving the...

Amnesty insists on Turkish university reconsidering the Pride march ban

Amnesty International are leading calls for a banned student Pride event in the Turkish capital, Ankara, to be held, even though the local authorities...

The ban on LGBT Pride in Ankara was lifted by the...

LGBT+ Pride events can now be held in the capital of Turley as the court ruled that it was not right to prohibit these...

Turkish music channel banned Pink’s music video which features gay dancers

The country’s media watchdog, the Turkish Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK), took action after broadcaster AS TV aired the popular American singer’s music...

Vigil was held in memory of a trans woman killed in...

Esra Ateş, a sex worker, was allegedly murdered at the apartment where she lived in the central neighborhood of Beyoğlu following an argument with...

Gay man runs for snap election in Turkey

Hasan Atik will be running in the west of the country for a seat in the June 24 election as part of the left-leaning...

International organizations warn about anti—LGBT violence in Turkey

The activist from the Turkish department of Amnesty International declared that LGBT people are now facing more fears than ever before, PinkNews reports. It...

European activists ask Turkey not to ban LGBT events

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) stated that fears for public safety are not a reason to block LGBT-related events as they proclaim....

LGBT event in Istanbul was forbidden by the government

A Turkish district government in Istanbul considered the LGBT-related event to be risky for public safety. The governor’s office of the Beyoglu district said...

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