Tag Archives: Istanbul

Istanbul

Istanbul: A Gay-Friendly Destination in Turkey

Turkey is a popular destination for many travelers, offering a rich blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. In recent years, the country has also become an increasingly popular destination for gay travelers, with a growing number of gay-friendly hotels, bars, and events. Turkey has a long and complex history when it comes to LGBTI rights. In the past, homosexuality …

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Istanbul

Lesbian Life in Istanbul

Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, is known for its rich history and cultural traditions. However, beneath the surface of this bustling metropolis lies a hidden community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals who face challenges and discrimination in a society that is largely conservative and traditional. Despite the challenges, Istanbul has a vibrant lesbian community that …

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Kaaba Image With LGBT+ Flags

LGBT+ Flag Case: 2 Students Released

Two detained defendants were released in the trial in which seven students were tried for a collage work in which LGBT+ flags were placed on the image of the Kaaba at an exhibition at Boğaziçi University. Two students, Doğu D. and Selahattin U., who were convicted of inciting hatred and enmity, were released due to the exhibition of an anonymous …

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The place where trans woman was attacked - Photo: Murat Deliklitaş, DHA

Acid Attack Against Syrian Trans Woman in Istanbul

In Beyoğlu, Istanbul, a man attacked to a Syrian trans woman with acid. It was learned that the woman who was taken to the hospital had vision loss in one eye. Injured trans woman was taken to the “Okmeydanı Prof. Dr. Cemil Taşcıoğlu” city hospital. The person who attacked the woman and claimed to be the man she left a …

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Turkish Police Detained Trans Women in Istanbul

Turkish Police Detained Trans Women in Istanbul

Turkey Women’s Movement, met the day before the March 8 International Women of Kadikoy. As they dispersed after the action, trans activists were stopped by the police and asked to be taken into custody. Trans women got into taxis after other protesters prevented their detention. However, trans women were detained in taxis that were stopped by the police.   Police …

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Bogazici University

Boğaziçi University’s LGBTI+ Studies Club Closed

According to the news of Bianet, Presidential Communications Director Fahrettin Altun has shared a decision with the signature of rector Melih Bulu and announced that Boğaziçi University’s LGBTI+ Studies Candidate Club...

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Student Protests at Bogazici University

Students of Istanbul’s Bogazici University defied President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s appointment of Melih Bulu as their school’s rector for a third day in a row, accompanied by more police officers than the previous demonstrations. Students marched to the ferry docks after a protest on campus, crossed the Bosphorus and joined a crowd of hundreds more in Kadıköy. Melih Bulu was …

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